Famitsu reported that the Nintendo Change household of consoles has bought over 25 million models in Japan alone. The outlet estimated that the common Change had 18,379,851 models bought within the nation as of June 12, 2022. The hand-held Nintendo Change Lite made 4,754,257 models, and the newer OLED mannequin added 1,876,296 extra models. It mixed the figures from all three fashions to give you a complete of 25,010,404 models. [Thanks, Famitsu!]
With over 25 million models recorded, the Nintendo Change has additionally surpassed PlayStation 2’s lifetime gross sales in Japan. Whereas the PS2 nonetheless holds the very best worldwide console gross sales at over 155 million models, it solely recorded 21.98 million models in Japan alone. The present report holder for Japan’s recreation console gross sales—together with transportable consoles—is the Nintendo DS household, with over 32 million models bought within the nation.
Famitsu added that Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Tremendous Smash Bros. Final, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Pokemon Sword and Protect, and Splatoon 2 comprised the highest 5 best-selling Change video games in Japan. The outlet expects the console’s gross sales within the nation to extend additional with the upcoming worldwide releases of Splatoon 3 on September 9, 2022, and Pokemon Scarlet and Violet on November 18, 2022.
The Nintendo Change launched worldwide in March 2017. It surpassed the 100 million world gross sales mark on the finish of 2021. As of March 2022, Nintendo has bought 107.65 million models from all Change fashions mixed. The quantity additionally included 5.8 million models from the newer OLED mannequin that debuted in October 2021.