Following the disastrous launch of the Nintendo Wii U, many had been nervous about Nintendo’s future after they launched the Change, hoping that it might not be one other Wii U flop. Wanting on the figures now, evidently that is now not a problem. The truth is, the newest gross sales estimates counsel that the Change may really catch as much as the Wii very quickly.
Primarily based on the gross sales estimates, the Change has managed to promote 92.87 million items to this point. The Wii, which is Nintendo’s hottest residence console in historical past, bought 101.63 million items over its lifetime. To provide you some context, the Wii U solely managed a paltry 13.56 million items earlier than it was discontinued.
This implies that there’s a likelihood that the Change may catch up within the subsequent 12 months or so, assuming Nintendo is ready to keep their momentum. The Nintendo DS nonetheless stays Nintendo’s hottest console of all time the place it bought 154.02 million items, so it stays to be seen if the Change may finally catch up or if Nintendo may introduce a brand new console by then.
That being mentioned, Nintendo just lately famous that Change gross sales have been declining 12 months over 12 months, which is to be anticipated particularly with newer consoles just like the PS5 and Xbox Sequence X/S out available in the market, however Nintendo says gross sales nonetheless stay at a excessive degree.