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Switch vs 3DS in Japan – VGChartz Gap Charts – March 2020

Switch Vs. 3DS Japan:

Gap change in latest month: 784,181 - Switch

Gap change over last 12 months: 971,320 – Switch

Total Lead: 2,001,585 – 3DS

Switch Total Sales: 13,245,090

3DS Total Sales: 15,246,675

March 2020 is the 37th month that the Nintendo Switch has been available for in Japan. During the latest month the Switch closed the gap to the 3DS by 784,181 units. In the last 12 months, the Switch has outsold the 3DS by 971,320 units units. The 3DS is currently ahead of the Switch by 2.00 million units.

The 3DS launched in February 2011 (however, 3DS sales have been aligned to March 2011, since it only launched at the end of February in Japan) and the Nintendo Switch launched worldwide in March 2017. The Switch in its first 36 months has sold 13.25 million units, while the 3DS sold 15.35 million units.

The 3DS has sold 24.60 million units lifetime in Japan through March 2020. The Switch is currently 11.35 million units behind the lifetime sales of the 3DS.



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