A couple of months ago, Nintendo announced that the Switch had sold around 7.6 million units worldwide, and that they had raised their estimates to 14 million sold within its first year, which if they manage to achieve, would have beaten the Wii U’s lifetime sales. It looks like Nintendo is well on track because according to the company’s announcement, the Switch has managed to sell 10 million units worldwide to date.
Nintendo’s previous announcement came towards the end of October, which means from then until now, the company has managed to shift over 2 million units of the console. This is also despite the fact that unlike many companies that are looking to take advantage of the Black Friday shopping spree, Nintendo did not discount the console, although we can only imagine that they would have sold much more if they did.
According to Nintendo of America President and COO Reggie Fils-Aime, “As you can see in people’s living rooms, on a plane or riding the subway, fans all over the world can enjoy playing Nintendo Switch wherever they go. The response from fans has been great, and we’re doing our very best to satisfy demand during the holiday shopping season.”