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Nintendo Switch closes in on the 20 million unit sale mark

The Nintendo Switch closes in on the 20 million unit sale mark according to the results of the first quarter of the 2018 fiscal year.

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Published Wed, Aug 1 2018 5:00 AM CDT   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

Nintendo have just released their results for the first quarter of the 2018 fiscal year, it appears that the Nintendo Switch is closing in on the 20 million unit sales margin.

Nintendo Switch closes in on the 20 million unit sale mark | TweakTown.com

From the released results it is reported that Nintendo Switch sales for the first quarter of the 2018 fiscal year come in at 19.67 million units, just pushing on the verge of the 20 million mark. This means that the Nintendo Switch is closing in on the total sales for the Nintendo GameCube which only sold 21.74 million units.

With titles such as Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and the numerous other games planned for release at the end of the year, we should see another spike in Nintendo Switch sales. It should be noted that after 16 months the PlayStation 4 sold 20.2 million units worldwide, the Nintendo Switch on the other hand managed to sell 19.67 units in just 15 months. Another factor to calculate in, is that the PlayStation 4 experienced 2 holiday seasons while the Nintendo Switch has only gone through one. Nintendo could have on their hands a console that has a very healthy life-span. For further information the fiscal results, visit Nintendo's statistics website here.

Jak's love for technology, and, more specifically, PC gaming, began at 10 years old. It was the day his dad showed him how to play Age of Empires on an old Compaq PC. Ever since that day, Jak fell in love with games and the progression of the technology industry in all its forms. Instead of typical FPS, Jak holds a very special spot in his heart for RTS games.

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