Nintendo Switch sales pass 32 million units

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Nintendo has announced that it has sold more than 32.27 million units of the Switch.

Since that figure was correct as of December 31, 2018, it means it has taken the Switch less than two years to approach the lifetime sales of the Nintendo64, which shifted 32.93 million units. So far, 163.61 million Switch games have also been sold.

Nintendo’s latest software sales figures also show that Mario Kart Deluxe has shifted over 15 million units worldwide, closely followed by Super Mario Odyssey with 13.76 million sales and Super Smash Bros Ultimate with 12.08 million.

Last October, The Wall Street Journal suggested that Nintendo is working on an upgraded version of the Switch which, it said, is due for release this summer. In the meantime, the Switch’s success continues apace.

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Steve Boxer has been writing about videogames since the early 1990s. His first console was an Atari VCS, and he misspent most of his youth in the 1980s in the arcades. As well as for Green Man Gaming, he can be found writing for The Guardian, Empire, TechRadar and Pocket-Lint. He’s currently having trouble deciding whether his favourite console is his Xbox One X or his Switch, and plays a wide range of games, but especially RPGs (he loves a good JRPG) action-adventure titles, shooters of all descriptions and driving games. Follow him here.