If Japan is also called the Land of the Rising Sun, Nintendo Switch it is the land where the sun never sets. The hybrid console of the Japanese giant continues to sell unit after unit in markets around the world, breaking more and more records and reaching great goals, especially in Japan.
According to the latest weekly reports relating to Nintendo Switch sales in the aforementioned eastern market, in fact, the hybrid console placed a total of 170,693 rigs sold in the period from November 14, 2022 to November 20, 2022. It can be said that everything was favored by the arrival of the ninth generation Pokémon titles, which undoubtedly constitute system sellers for all Nintendo consoles released during the generations. Indeed, Pokémon Scarlet and Violet have sold – always in the period considered – a total of 2,537,292 copies. However, beyond the aforementioned new adventures, of which you can find our review dedicated to Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, the credit must be attributed to the great success of the platform in question.
The importance of Nintendo Switch, which boasts an enviable portfolio of titles and which has been the real strength of the hardware over the years, is not about to fade away. After five years, in fact, the hybrid console of the Grande N represents one of the main competitors of video game giants of the caliber of Sony and Microsoft, even in the face of the technical difference that divides Nintendo Switch from the newborn PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X / S. Indeed, Nintendo also finds great success on the software front, with a total of overall sales that allows it to dominate on Japanese soil. Below we refer you to the complete list of titles sold and that relating to the consoles:
Pokémon Scarlet and Violet: 2,537,292 units sold Splatoon 3: 36,958 units sold God of War Ragnarok (PS5): 9,901 units sold Monochrome Mobius: Rights and Wrongs Forgotten, which sold a total of 9,066 units from November 14 to 20, 2022 Tactis Ogre: Reborn (Nintendo Switch version), with 7,687 units sold Minecraft: 7,449 units sold Mario Kart 8 Deluxe: 7,330 units sold Cardfight! Canguard Dear Days (Nintendo Switch), with a total of 6,649 units sold on Japanese soil SympathyKiss (Nintendo Switch), with a total of 6,072 units sold Sonic Frontiers (Nintendo Switch version), with a total of only 5,837 units
As for the hardware, as mentioned above, we see that the ranking remains dominated by Nintendo Switch in its three different models:
Switch OLED: 102,605 units Switch Lite, with 40,432 units Switch base model: 27,656 units sold PlayStation 5: 26,946 units sold PlayStation 4: 5,803 units sold on the market, again in the period from 14 to 20 November 2022 PlayStation 5 without digital player: 4,912 units sold Xbox Series X: 1,373 units Xbox Series S: 154 units New 2DS: 34 units sold Before saying goodbye, we refer you to the guide on how to transfer saves between Nintendo Switch.