Nintendo Switch Sells 2.74 Million Units Worldwide, 12.74 Million Units Expected To Be Shipped By March 2018
Nintendo has shared some important sales figure details of Nintendo Switch and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. As part of its financial results today, Nintendo announced that Nintendo Switch has sold 2.74 million units worldwide (as of today). Out of these, 1.2 million units were sold in the United States alone, 940,000 units in Europe, and 600,000 units in Japan.
In addition to this, Nintendo announced that Nintendo Switch has also moved 5.46 million software sales. A pretty impressive figure considering the fact that Nintendo Switch has been on the retail shelves starting March 3, 2017.
Furthermore, Nintendo revealed that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild sales figure. Firstly, the publisher stated that Breath of the Wild has seen "immense popularity", and then added that it sold 2.76 million copies on Nintendo Switch alone, and the total sales were 3.84 million copies (Nintendo Switch and Wii U version both).
Lastly, Nintendo announced that they plan to ship 10 million more Nintendo Switch units by the end of March 31st (i.e. the total sales figure predicted to be read 12.74 Million Nintendo Switch), and 35 million copies of Nintendo Switch games.