But Wii’s worldwide total remains on top.
The Nintendo Switch had a hugely successful week in Japan last week, shifting a massive 392,576 units according to Famitsu data. This places the console at an estimated 12.8 million sales over its relatively short lifetime, which means Nintendo’s latest machine has just hit a new, significant milestone.
As spotted by Niko Partners industry analyst Daniel Ahmad, this impressive total actually puts the Switch ahead of the mighty Wii in Japan. Despite Wii’s global dominance in the gaming world, the system only shifted 12.7 million units in Nintendo’s home country, with the vast majority of sales coming from the Americas and across Europe.
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