Nintendo Switch It has been a great success for Nintendo that has offered us a hybrid console (with the exception of the Lite model) capable of conquering all types of public and that has resulted in a large number of consoles sold, something that has made even its own Big N breaks annual sales records.
An interesting new detail of Nintendo Switch sales is that during the past fiscal year 2020/2021 20% of the Switches that have been sold went to households that already had a unit of Nintendo Switch at home.
The data comes from the last meeting with investors of Nintendo, in which the president, Shuntaro Furukawa, spoke on the sales data commenting that “In the past fiscal year, demand from multi-system households accounted for approximately 20% of Nintendo Switch unit sales. In the future we expect this demand for multiple consoles per household to increase even as sales of hardware units grow.“.
Fukurawa also commented during this meeting with investors that the Nintendo Switch sales growth in Asia is proving significant while they believe that there will still be sufficient growth in demand for this console in Europe and the United States thanks to existing and future titles.
84.59 million consoles sold during the last fiscal year
Precisely Nintendo published a few days ago its results for the last fiscal year 2020/2021 in which it managed to sell more than 28.8 million consoles, 34.1% more than in the previous fiscal year for reach a total of 84.59 million consoles sold worldwide and 587 million games sold, being Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Animal Crossing: New Horizons Y Super Smash Bros. Ultimate the three most popular games on the console.