February 8, 2023
The Switch Has Surpassed Sales Of Both The Playstation 4 And The Game Boy
Nintendo has confirmed that the Nintendo Switch has sold 122.55 million units as of December 31, 2022, surpassing the lifetime sales of both the Game Boy (118.69 million) and the Playstation 4 (117.2 million). This places the Switch as the third best-selling console of all time, trailing behind only the Playstation 2 (155 million units) and the Nintendo DS (154.02 million units).
Despite being only 5 years old, the Switch’s performance is impressive. Game sales have also contributed to its success, with titles like Pokemon Scarlet/Violet selling over 20 million copies in just six weeks and becoming one of the top ten best-selling Switch games of all time.