The Nintendo Switch Has Already Surpassed Lifetime Sales Of Base PS4 Systems In Japan


The Nintendo Switch has already broken a few milestones in the last few months including becoming the fastest selling system ever released. Now Nintendo’s hybrid console can add another notch to its belt with a new milestone of outselling the base PS4 systems lifetime sales in Japan according to the latest Media Creates report. Over in the Switch’s home country the system has now sold through 6,670,000 units over the course of its near 2 year lifespan. The base PS4 consoles in comparison have only sold through 6,540,000 in its 4 plus years on the market. It is worth noting that these numbers don’t reflect sales of PS4 Pro consoles combined with the base consoles.

While the PS4 continues to lead in worldwide sales it shows how much focus the Japanese market has on handheld gaming these days. In the Japanese market the Switch is even sold in a hand held only configuration forgoing the inclusion of the TV dock. It is also good to see that the Switch continues to be a good selling product to further encourage growth in the industry as a whole. After all, when gaming succeeds we all win!

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Source: Nintendo Life