The Nintendo Switch continues to break records and establish itself as one of the best -selling consoles in different regions of the world. We have been told about how this hybrid console exceeded PS4 sales in the United States, and recently it was revealed that the most recent platform of the Great N has sold more than the Nintendo 3DS in Japan.

According to Game Data Library, since its launch on March 3, 2017, Nintendo Switch has sold a total of 24,765,068 consoles in Japan . In comparison, since its launch on February 26, 2011, 3DS has managed to move 24,759,642 units in this region.

Nintendo Switch Surpasses 3DS Lifetime Sales in Japan!
The graph that is provided shows that the 3DS increased its sales with the arrival of Mario Kart 7 and the launch of 3ds XL. However, there are also a number of falls. For its part, The switch grows at a greater pace , and the number of sales decreases is much lower compared to the previous portable Nintendo console.

Thus, Nintendo Switch has become the third most successful console in all Japan , only behind the Game Boy with its 32,430,000, and the Nintendo DS and its 32,878,490 units. Will the hybrid console be able to overcome these two platforms? It’s possible. We just have to wait and see what happens.

In related issues, Nintendo explains why switch production is relatively slow. Similarly, more clues arise about the supposed arrival of Game Boy to Switch online.

Editor’s note:

Japan is a market that prefers portable consoles and mobiles. In this way, there is no doubt that the success of the switch is something that was already expected. At this step, the console could well reach first place. However, something is also complicated to meet, although not impossible.