Last February, the Nintendo Switch broke the 100 million sales barrier and overtook the hugely successful Wii in the process. Well, just a few months later the switch has accumulated. 17.65 million soldAnd it’s on the way to overtaking the PlayStation 4.
that much Nintendo’s latest financial results It shows that despite a shortage of parts affecting gaming hardware sales, demand for the Switch is still massive. Given that the PlayStation 4 was released three years before the Switch, it’s simply surprising that the Switch can overtake it.
For reference, the PlayStation 4 117.2 million units sold These new Switch sales figures so far show how fast they are catching up.
That’s not all, as the new OLED version of the Switch also sold 5.8 million units worldwide. I picked up an OLED Switch to play last year. metroid dread And it’s a really great kit. So I’m not surprised that it sold so well and quickly.
talk metroid dreadthese new financial results Nintendo says the game has sold 2.9 million copies worldwide. It also means that it surpasses the original. Metroid Primelike that sold only 2.84 million copies. either way, metroid dread It has performed well, both critically and commercially, and the Mercury Steam team is definitely commendable.
In any case, the Switch is still selling great and is already the main gaming platform for this generation of consoles. This again shows that graphics performance has little to no solution to market dominance in games.
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