From NES to Switch, Nintendo has now sold 5.4 billion video games

Nintendo financials confirm the company has sold nearly 5.4 billion video games across all of its handheld and console systems.

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Published Sat, May 21 2022 12:02 AM CDT   |   Updated Thu, Jun 9 2022 7:31 AM CDT

From the early days of the NES to the modern Switch, Nintendo has sold billions of games across its mighty lineage of hardware.

From NES to Switch, Nintendo has now sold 5.4 billion video games 42223 | TweakTown.com

Nintendo has sold nearly 5.4 billion video games across all of its handheld and console platforms, new data reveals. According to our calculations, the Nintendo Switch is currently the #3 platform in software sales with 822.18 million units sold to date. The Wii is in second place with a mighty 920.81 million, and the DS conquers with 948.76 million.

These numbers actually put Nintendo in second place. Although Nintendo has been on the market for many years before Sony, the PlayStation platform has sold an estimated 5.71 billion games. Sony has a 300 million+ lead over Nintendo.

Nintendo Fiscal Year 2022 Content Index

NEWS SOURCE:nintendo.co.jp

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