Nintendo Switch Stats & Games

Last Updated on: July 31st, 2021

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Here are a few of the most interesting Nintendo Switch stats and facts I was able to dig up. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

See also: My Favorite Must-Have Nintendo Switch Accessories

Nintendo Switch Facts:

Manufacturer: Nintendo

Year Released: 2017

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Nintendo Switch Stats:

Number of Nintendo Switch consoles sold to date: 90.55 million units

Last updated 9/16/21


Number of Switches Nintendo sold in 2020: 28 million consoles sold


Number of Nintendo Switch games sold all time: 310.64 million games

Last updated 2/1/20


Number of Nintendo Switches sold in FY 2018: 15.05 million


Number of Nintendo Switches sold in the US (all time): 20.079 million

Last updated 6/15/20


Number of Nintendo Switches sold in Europe (all time): 10 million 

Last updated 10/10/19


Number of Nintendo Switches sold in the UK (all time): 1.9 million 

Last updated 9/25/19


Number of Nintendo Switches sold in France (all time): 600,000

Last updated 3/1/19


Number of Nintendo Switches sold in China(all time): 1 million

Last updated 1/14/21


Number of Nintendo Switches sold in Canada annually:


Number of Nintendo Switches sold in China on its launch day: 50,000


Number of Nintendo Switches sold in South Korea (all time): 2.04 million

Last updated 1/4/20


Number of Nintendo Switches that were shipped to retailers in March 2017: 2 million units

Last updated 10/26/16


Number of Switches sold in the first month: 2.4 million


Estimated number of Nintendo Switches that were estimated to be manufactured in 2018: 25-30 million

Last updated 11/10/17


Estimated number of Nintendo Switches that would be sold in 2017: 5 million

Last updated 3/2/17


Number of Nintendo Switch Online subscribers: 15 million

Last updated 2/1/20


Number of third party Nintendo Switch games developed to date: 300 games

Last updated 1/4/18


Total number of Nintendo Switch games sold to date: 210.13 million

Last updated 8/1/19


Total number of Nintendo Switch games sold in FY 2018: 63.51 million


Percentage of Switch sales that have come in the US: 34%

Last updated 9/21/18


Percentage of Switch sales that have come in Europe: 27%

Last updated 9/21/18


Percentage of Switch sales that have come in Japan: 25%

Last updated 9/21/18


Number of Nintendo Switch developers: 300

Last updated 10/31/17


Projected Nintendo revenue from Switch sales in 2017: $1.5 billion (5 million sold x $300 per unit)


Nintendo Switch sales in the first two days after launch were the most first two-day sales for a system in Nintendo’s history.


Number of Nintendo Switch consoles sold in Japan on its launch weekend: 313,700 units


Number of Switch consoles sold in Japan (all time): 20 million

Last updated 6/2/21


Number of Switch systems Nintendo plans to manufacture in the fiscal year beginning April 1, 2017: 16 million

Last updated 3/17/17


It took the Switch just 10 months to outsell Nintendo’s Wii U.


Number of Nintendo Switch Lite units sold globally in its first 10 days: 1.95 million units


Number of Nintendo Switch Lite units sold in the UK in its first week: 13,500 units


Number of Nintendo Switch Lite units sold in Japan: 13,500 units


Number of Nintendo Switches and Switch Lites sold in October 2020:

735,000 consoles


Number of Nintendo Switches and Switch Lites sold in November 2020:

1.35 million consoles


Nintendo Switch Games:

Here is our enormous collection of Nintendo Switch games and detailed information on each As always, new games are added to this collection regularly.

Click on a game listing to find out much more about it.