Forums - Sales Discussion - Global Hardware 14 March 2020

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The Nintendo Switch was the best-selling console worldwide with 215,491 consoles sold for the week ending March 14, according to VGChartz estimates.

The PlayStation 4 was the second best-selling console with sales of 134,511 consoles sold, followed by the Xbox One with 41,257 units, and the Nintendo 3DS with 4,098 units. 

Switch sales compared to the same week a year ago are down 5,597 units (-2.53%). PS4 sales are down 99,242 units (-42.46%), the Xbox One is down 25,491 units (-38.19%) and the 3DS is down 26,965 units (-86.81%).

Global hardware estimates (Followed by lifetime sales):

  1. Switch - 215,491 (51,948,518)
  2. PlayStation 4 - 134,511 (107,851,306)
  3. Xbox One - 41,257 (46,624,803)
  4. 3DS - 4,098 (75,143,457)
Americas (US, Canada, Latin America) hardware estimates:
  1. Switch - 81,541
  2. PlayStation 4 - 37,817
  3. Xbox One - 29,345
  4. 3DS - 1,300
Europe hardware estimates:
  1. PlayStation 4 - 61,750
  2. Nintendo Switch - 53,246
  3. Xbox One - 9,645
  4. 3DS - 1,257
Asia (Japan, mainland Asia, Middle East) hardware estimates:
  1. Switch - 74,912
  2. PlayStation 4 - 29,932
  3. 3DS - 1,461
  4. Xbox One - 880
Oceania (Australia and New Zealand) hardware estimates:
  1. Switch - 5,792
  2. PlayStation 4 - 5,012
  3. Xbox One - 1,387
  4. 3DS - 80


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Switch still managing well



Pocky Lover Boy! 

Switch number might be even better next time because of Animal Crossing. :)



Atleast next week will be big



AC will save sales next week.



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Is this the last year for the 3DS or does it have one more?



Chicho said:

Is this the last year for the 3DS or does it have one more?

I think it's the last year for it.



CaptainExplosion said:
Chicho said:

Is this the last year for the 3DS or does it have one more?

I think it's the last year for it.

I agree that 2020 is the last year for the 3DS.



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trunkswd said:
CaptainExplosion said:

I think it's the last year for it.

I agree that 2020 is the last year for the 3DS.

But it had a good run. :)



CaptainExplosion said:
trunkswd said:

I agree that 2020 is the last year for the 3DS.

But it had a good run. :)

It definitely did pretty well. Did it do DS numbers? Nope, but it was still a relative success for Nintendo. 

Edit: I see this is my 4,000th post on the site.



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