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GProgrammer said:
Bofferbrauer2 said:

But, but... 3rd party gamez don't sell on Switch...

Perhaps Monster Hunger Rise will be the first non Nintendo game to break it into the top 10 but I wouldn't hold my breath

The facts show compared to the other platforms, 3rd party games don't seem to do as well on the Switch, easy to see this in the financial statements from EA, Activison, Ubisoft etc etc etc

eg vgchartz had a news story a couple of days ago about the lastest weekly sales number from the UK. With FIFA 21

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2 percent Switch

legacy version and you want the same sales? EA and Activision treat Nintendo's public like second-tier consumers. Ubisoft has the  best selling SKU on Nintendo console. 

Witcher 3, good port, do good things.

https://www.newsbreak.com/news/2055024507039/the-witcher-3-for-switch-drove-a-70-increase-in-half-year-revenue-for-cd-projekt-red-in-2020



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Witcher 3 sold like 3% of its total copies on Switch, lol.



Megiddo said:
Witcher 3 sold like 3% of its total copies on Switch, lol.

is an old port and the major driver sales now. lol

read the news



Pikmin 3 has been doing alright on the charts, maybe it will do good.



Every time people point out the fallacy of the "third parties don't sell on Nintendo" myth, someone always jumps in with "b-but they sell more on Playstation!"

This is frankly irrelevant. "On par with PS" is not the benchmark for successful sales. Games can sell 1 million on Switch and still be a success, as long as it is profitable.

Given that third party support on Switch is not only continuing but increasing in its fourth year on the market, it's pretty clear that the third parties that have bothered to make an effort are indeed seeing success on Switch.



Bet with Liquidlaser: I say PS5 and Xbox Series will sell more than 56 million combined by the end of 2023.

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COMG! Japan Pre-Order Chart October 16, 2020

Rank Prev Console Game Total Change Days left Price Publisher
1 NSW Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! 56 0 35 ¥6,300 Konami
2 NSW Monster Hunter Rise 42 0 162 ¥7,990 Capcom
3 PS4 Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster 31 +1 14 ¥5,980 Atlus
4 NSW Pikmin 3 Deluxe 29 0 15 ¥5,980 Nintendo
5 NSW Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy 25 0 49 ¥7,800 Koei Tecmo
6 PS4 Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster (LE) 23 0 14 ¥13,980 Atlus
7 PS4 Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy 22 0 49 ¥7,800 Koei Tecmo
8 NSW Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster 22 0 14 ¥5,980 Atlus
9 NSW Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster (LE) 21 0 14 ¥13,980 Atlus
10 NSW Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity 20 0 36 ¥7,920 Koei Tecmo
11 PS4 Watch Dogs: Legion 17 0 14 ¥8,400 Ubisoft
12 NSW Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy (LE) 14 0 49 ¥10,850 Koei Tecmo
13 PS4 Cyberpunk 2077 14 0 35 ¥7,980 Spike Chunsoft
14 PS4 Assassin's Creed Valhalla 10 0 26 ¥8,400 Ubisoft
15 PS4 Kamen Rider: Memory of Heroez (LE) 8 0 14 ¥11,800 Bandai Namco
16 NSW Monster Hunter Rise (Double Pack) 7 0 162 ¥15,254 Capcom
17 ⬆︎2 PS4 Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 7 +1 29 ¥7,900 SIE
18 ⬇︎1 NSW Zoids Wild: Infinity Blast (LE) 7 0 42 ¥8,980 Takara Tomy
19 ⬇︎1 NSW Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin 7 0 28 ¥4,980 Marvelous
20 PS4 Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin (LE) 4 0 28 ¥6,980 Marvelous


Megiddo said:
Witcher 3 sold like 3% of its total copies on Switch, lol.

Reaching 3% when the game came out almost 5 years earlier on PC and the other consoles ( original release was in Spring 2015) and had sold almost 28M copies before it's release on the Switch (CDPR reported 28M sold by end of 2019, the Switch version came out in late October last year).

Also, 3% of 28M is already almost a million sales. Not too shabby for such a late port...



I think when you put sales of Witcher 3 on the Switch it into the context that it sold as much as the XBOX1 version and almost have the PS4's in 2019, it's actually quite good, especially that it was full price at that point. 



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kopstudent89 said:

I think when you put sales of Witcher 3 on the Switch it into the context that it sold as much as the XBOX1 version and almost have the PS4's in 2019, it's actually quite good, especially that it was full price at that point. 

While it is decent, I think this shows why the trend is towards PC for many publishers including MS and Sony.



Farsala said:
kopstudent89 said:

I think when you put sales of Witcher 3 on the Switch it into the context that it sold as much as the XBOX1 version and almost have the PS4's in 2019, it's actually quite good, especially that it was full price at that point. 

While it is decent, I think this shows why the trend is towards PC for many publishers including MS and Sony.

Bad example, since the series started out as PC exclusive and until this game, CDPR was very PC-centric.