Switch sold 14.86 million units in 2017, Super Mario Odyssey sold 9.07 million

Plus more Nintendo numbers.


Switch, which launched worldwide on March 3, 2017, sold 14.86 million units as of December 31, Nintendo announced.

Total Switch software sales topped 52.57 million units. The following titles were Nintendo’s highest selling Switch games of the year:

  1. Super Mario Odyssey – 9.07 million units
  2. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – 7.33 million units
  3. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – 6.70 million units
  4. Splatoon 2 – 4.91 million units
  5. 1-2-Switch – 1.88 million units
  6. Arms – 1.61 million units
  7. Xenoblade Chronicles 2 – 1.06 million units

In related news, Total 3DS hardware sales topped 71.99 million units, and software sales topped 360.50 million. Pokemon Ultra Sun and Pokemon Ultra Moon for 3DS collectively sold 7.17 million units.

Read more of Nintendo’s sales report here and here.

Use the coupon code "GEMATSU" for 5% off.

comment policy

Comment Policy

Comments are welcome and encouraged on Gematsu. However, we ask that you follow a simple set of guidelines:

  • Read the full article before commenting.
  • Stay on topic.
  • No drive-by comments, including trolling, baiting, or shit-posting.
  • Know when not to comment. If you do not care about a topic, you do not need to comment.
  • No offensive comments. This includes abusive, threatening, pornographic, misleading, or libelous content / language, as well as general harassment and individual attacks.
  • No port-begging.
  • No console wars.
  • Use spoiler tags when posting spoiler or NSFW (non-nude-only) content. For example: <spoiler>Woe is Leomon.</spoiler> State the subject of the content outside of the spoiler tags.
  • Be respectful towards other commenters. You do not have to agree with each other, but debate politely. If you find that a commenter is not following this simple etiquette, do not carry on the conversation—simply report it.

Gematsu reserves the right to edit or delete any comments without notice. This comment policy is subject to change at any time.