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Nintendo Switch reached 80 million sales despite of pandemic !

Nintendo Switch

Developed by Nintendo, the Nintendo Switch is a video game console and released on March 3, 2017. The console is in the form of a tablet, which can either be used as a portable device or docked for a home console. The software supports online gaming through internet connectivity and local wireless ad hoc connectivity with other consoles.

Nintendo Switch Sales –

Nintendo Switch performed well last year, and this year also performing well as per the update. According to reports, the Switch was the bestselling hardware platform in terms of units sold in January. It has reached 80 million switched sales and profits are expected at around $5.34 billion. Nintendo has been affected by Covid, and last spring, there was a shortage of stock. But now things are improving. Now there has been a talk of rigorously meeting a demand for additional Switch consoles as sales increase.

Nintendo President shared that Nintendo Switch has entered the middle of its life cycle. Sales increased because of games like Animal Crossing: New Horizons, and 60% of software sales were due to Nintendo’s back catalogue. Many people have already brought the hardware, so new strategies have to be built. Sales in Asia are increasing as compared to Japan, Europe, and North America. There is still room for new demands from the US, Japan, and Europe.

As per the US market update, Nintendo Switch was the best-selling system across the US in January. Last month it sold more consoles than its competitor in the US. As per the US NPD HW, “Nintendo Switch was the best-selling hardware platform in units sold for January. Unit sales of Nintendo Switch were the highest of any platform in a January month since the Nintendo Wii in January 2010.” The game sales reached $319 million in sales last month. For many years again, the best figures were seen in January. 


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