Switch worldwide sales top 52.48 million, Pokemon Sword and Shield sales top 16.06 million

Sales numbers for Luigi's Mansion 3, Astral Chain, and more as well.

Switch worldwide sales top 52.48 million, Pokemon Sword and Shield sales top 16.06 million

Nintendo Switch has sold 52.48 million units worldwide as of December 31, 2019, Nintendo announced in its latest earnings release.

A total of 10.81 million Switch hardware and 64.64 million software were sold during the three months ended December 31.

Nintendo has revised its previously announced forecast that it will sell 18 million Switch units between April 2019 and March 2020 to 19.5 million units.

Nintendo also shared updated sales numbers for its first-party Switch titles, revealing the first official numbers for Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield, and Luigi’s Mansion 3. The 10 best-selling first-party Switch titles are:

  1. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – 22.96 million
  2. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – 17.68 million
  3. Super Mario Odyssey – 16.59 million
  4. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – 16.34 million
  5. Pokemon Sword / Pokemon Shield – 16.06 million
  6. Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! / Pokemon: Let’s Go, Eevee! – 11.76 million
  7. Splatoon 2 – 9.82 million
  8. Super Mario Party – 9.12 million
  9. New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe – 5.85 million
  10. Luigi’s Mansion 3 – 5.37 million

Nintendo also announced additional sales numbers, including:

  • Super Mario Maker 2 – 5.04 million
  • The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening – 4.19 million
  • Fire Emblem: Three Houses – 2.58 million
  • Ring Fit Adventure – 2.17 million
  • Astral Chain – 1.03 million
  • Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order – 1.02 million

More than 310.65 million Switch games have been sold worldwide.

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