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Switch vs DS Sales Comparison in Japan - June 2022

This monthly series compares the aligned Japanese sales of the Nintendo Switch and Nintendo DS.

The DS launched in December 2004 in Japan and the Nintendo Switch launched in March 2017. Therefore, the normal holiday periods and the Japanese Golden Week holiday for the two consoles do not lineup.

Switch Vs. DS Japan:

Gap change in latest month: 96,209 - Switch

Gap change over last 12 months: 983,207 - Switch

Total Lead: 4,858,204 - DS

Switch Total Sales: 25,249,385

DS Total Sales: 30,107,589

June 2022 is the 64th month that the Nintendo Switch has been available for in Japan. During the latest month, the Switch has outsold the DS by 96,209 units when you align the launches.

In the last 12 months, the Switch has outsold the DS by 0.98 million units. The DS is currently ahead of the Switch by 4.86 million units.

The 64th month for the Switch is June 2022, while for the DS it is March 2010. The Switch has sold 25.25 million units, while the DS sold 30.11 million units during the same timeframe. The DS sold current Switch sales in month 49.

The DS has sold 32.99 million units lifetime in Japan. The Switch is currently 7.74 million units behind the lifetime sales of the DS.

Last edited by trunkswd - on 14 July 2022

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