Nintendo Switch beats Wii U sales in just 10 months

The Nintendo Switch has beaten the sales of the Wii U in just 10 months of its release.

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Published Sat, Feb 3 2018 1:51 AM CST   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

We saw the Nintendo Switch back in December sell more than 1.5 million units in a month and now we learn from Nintendo's earnings call that the Nintendo Switch has beaten the lifetime sales margin of the Wii U.

Nintendo Switch beats Wii U sales in just 10 months | TweakTown.com

Released 10 months ago back in March, the Nintendo Switch has reached more than 14.86 million unit sales before the end of 2017. This puts the Nintendo Switch ahead of the Wii U which is counted at 13.56 million units sold.

Game sales on the Nintendo Switch shared similar success with a massive 52.57 million games being sold on the hybrid console. Super Mario Odyssey reached took first place as most sold game, coming in with 9.06 million copies sold. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe was second with 7.33 million and finally, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild with 6.7 million copies sold.

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