26 Amazing Nintendo Switch Statistics and Facts (2019) | By the Numbers


Unless you have been hiding under a rock this week, you know that the latest scorching-hot video game console dropped today and has already sold out. The new Nintendo Switch is the latest offering from one of the giants in the video game industry.

Nintendo Switch Statistics and FactsSo how crazy are people getting over the Switch? Here are a few of the most interesting Nintendo Switch Statistics and Facts I was able to dig up; Just a few for now, but as always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

Nintendo Switch Statistics and Facts

Date the Nintendo Switch launched:

March 3rd, 2017


How many Nintendo Switches have been sold (all time):

34.74 million

Last updated 4/25/19


Number of Nintendo Switches sold in FY 2018:

15.05 million


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

10.5 million

Last updated 3/2/19


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

2.04 million

Last updated 3/1/19


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:

10 million

Last updated 7/6/19


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:

87 million

Last updated 7/31/18


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):

8.13 million

Last updated 5/15/19


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

16 million

Last updated 3/17/17


Percentage of Nintendo Switch owners that purchased The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild:

90%

Last updated 3/14/17


Total sales of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild:

9.32 million

Last updated 7/31/18


Total sales of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe:

10.35 million

Last updated 7/31/18


Total sales of Mario Odyssey:

11.7 million

Last updated 7/31/18


Total sales of Splatoon 2:

6.76 million

Last updated 7/31/18


Total sales of Mario Tennis Acres:

1.38 million

Last updated 7/31/18


Total sales of Super Smash Bros Ultimate:

3 million

Last updated 1/1/19


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


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