Forums - Sales Discussion - Global Hardware 25 April 2020 - Switch Sales Soar

Bofferbrauer2 said:
curl-6 said:

When your sales are much higher to begin with there's more room to fall. I certainly wouldn't call 52k in a week "decent", especially when your competitors are well over 200k.

Did I really need to add an percentage-wise?

PS4 is down almost 30% YoY, but the XBO only somewhat over 5%. That's a pretty good hold, and thus comparatively rather decent sales.

They were selling xbox hardware at a huge loss.

In this case, it's not fair unless you also consider how profitable Sony and MS are in the game business.



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Was NS adjusted up or down or both in different times?



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Switch sales are revised up to 55 million I see



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SKMBlake said:
Switch sales are revised up to 55 million I see

Yeah, just a few hours ago it was 54.something.



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Covid is doing wonders for the Switch. I know that in the parents chat groups everyone is trying to buy Switches while lockdown is in place for their kids.



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I'm waiting on Famitsu figures before doing the week ending May 2 hardware figures. If they release two weeks figures at the same time, I'll post the next two weeks of hardware estimates back to back.

As for Switch adjustments. I previously only did adjustments to make sure our figures matched Nintendo's sell-through in Japan, Europe and North America. Last night I adjusted figures in the rest of the world up a bit.



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