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Nintendo Switch Triples PS4's First-Year Sales in Japan

Nintendo Switch Triples PS4's First-Year Sales in Japan
From IGN - March 8, 2018
By Shabana Arif

The Nintendo Switch has sold over 3,800,000 units in Japan during the course of its debut year. By comparison, PS4 managed 1.1 million consoles sold in its first 12 months.

DualShockers reports the figures for week ending March 4 - via Media Create - which illustrates the huge divide between the two consoles' first years' sales.So far, the Switch has sold 3,802,910 units, compared to the PS4's 1,143,542 sold during its first year on the shelves in Japan.

The Switch has sold over 14 million units globally since its March 2017 launch, already outselling the Wii U's lifetime salesof 13.5 million. It's the fastest-selling home console in US historyand Japan's, and sold7.23 million units in the last quarter alone.

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