Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu!, Pokemon: Let’s Go, Eevee! and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate‘s launches are also predicted to push the Nintendo Switch to the top-selling (in units) place for consoles for both the Holidays quarter and the full year.
Piscatella also predicts that the installed base of PS4 and Xbox One will exceed that of the PS2 and original Xbox in comparable time frame by 6%, and that of the PS3 and Xbox 360 by 30%.
PS4, Xbox One, and Switch should all sell at least four million units in 2018 in the United States. Total sales of the three consoles combined should be over 17.5 million units, which is the highest total achieved in the local market since 2012