Nintendo had an amazing start when it launched the Nintendo Switch. The company enjoyed massive success throughout the globe including the US and Japan. 7 weeks into it’s release Nintendo is still counting in the numbers.
In fact, in the US, Nintendo managed to sell about 1M consoles within a month. Another shocker was when sales revealed that The Legend Of Zelda :Breath of the Wild has sold more copies than the console itself. Recently NPD, a research firm, confirmed that the launch of the Nintendo Switch has second biggest hardware launch since 1995.
Throughout the second week of April, sales of Nintendo’s Switch console showed some excellent sales in Japan with the Nintendo Switch. On the other hand The Legend of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild has enforced its claws onto its sale charts with the game being the second top-seller after the 3DS’s Monster Hunter XX.
|Rank||Model||title||Genre||Maker||Release date||Tax-included price||Sales volume|
|1||3DS||Monster Hunter Double Cross||ACT||Capcom||17/03/18||¥ 6,264||43, 941|
|2||SW||The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild
( Including Limited Edition)
|3||3DS||Mario Sports Superstars||SPT||Nintendo||17/03/30||¥ 5,378||10,698|
Monster Hunter XX sold over 45,000 copies with The Legend Of Zelda:Breath Of The Wild selling over 20,000 copies on the Switch.
|New 3DS LL||18, 115|
Indeed some impressive numbers for Nintendo. After all, Nintendo has learnt their lesson and we’re really excited to see how Nintendo gains momentum in 2017.