Nintendo Switch Software Sales Outpacing 3DS By 2.4 Times Worldwide

Nintendo Switch Software Sales Outpacing 3DS By 2.4 Times Worldwide

Today we’ve a interesting piece of news to share concerning Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS software sales.

Comparing the Switch and 3DS’s first and a half year worth of hardware sales, Nintendo Switch is currently outpacing 3DS by a razor thin margin (19.68 million versus 19 million).

However, what makes things interesting are the Switch and 3DS’s first and a half year worth of software sales. The Switch is currently outpacing the 3DS by a whopping 2.4 times. And keep in mind that in their first years, both systems received a Mario Kart game, 3D Mario game, and Legend of Zelda game.

Check out the table below for more details:

Hardware Sales
3DS  WiiU   NSw
FY1Q3  —-  *306  —-
FY1Q4  *361  **39  *274
FY2Q1  **71  **16  *197
FY2Q2  *236  **30  *293
FY2Q3  *836  *195  *723
FY2Q4  *210  **31  *293
FY3Q1  *186  **51  *188
FY3Q2  *320  **61
FY3Q3  *764  *191
FY3Q4  *124  **35

Software Sales
3DS  WiiU   NSw
FY1Q3  —-  1169  —-
FY1Q4  *943  *173  *526
FY2Q1  *453  *103  *814
FY2Q2  *360  *527  1388
FY2Q3  1991  *966  2508
FY2Q4  *796  *290  1640
FY3Q1  *739  *439  1796
FY3Q2  1164  *501
FY3Q3  2053  1119
FY3Q4  1005  *381

Source:

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