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Switch vs DS Sales Comparison - June 2021
This monthly series compares the aligned worldwide sales of the Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo DS.
The DS launched in November 2004 in North America, December 2004 in Japan, and March 2005 in Europe, while the Nintendo Switch launched worldwide in March 2017. Therefore, the holiday periods for the two consoles do not lineup, which is why there are big increases and decreases.
Switch Vs. DS Global:
Gap change in latest month: 501,469 - Switch
Gap change over last 12 months: 508,404 - DS
Total Lead: 8,224,708 - DS
Switch Total Sales: 88,136,444
DS Total Sales: 96,361,152
June 2021 is the 52nd month that the Nintendo Switch has been available for. During the latest month, the gap grew in favor of the Switch by 501,469 units when compared to the DS during the same timeframe. In the last 12 months, the DS has outsold the Switch by 508,404 units. The DS is ahead of the Switch by 8.22 million units.
The 52nd month on sale for the Nintendo Switch is June 2021, while for the DS it is February 2009. The Switch has sold 88.14 million units, while the DS sold 96.36 million units during the same timeframe.
The Nintendo DS sold 154.02 million units lifetime. The Nintendo Switch is currently 65.88 million units behind the lifetime sales of the DS.