We all know that the Nintendo Switch has been selling like hotcakes - especially during its first year on the market - but how have the company's consoles performed throughout history? Well, thanks to additional figures from Nintendo's recent financial report, we can break down each individual system to see exactly how they've performed over time. As it turns out, the totals are unsurprisingly impressive.
Let's start things off with Nintendo's home consoles. These figures are true as of June 2018, and incorporate all of Nintendo's major home "dedicated video game units".
|Console (Home)||Hardware Sales (Million)||Software Sales (Million)|
A total of seven consoles shifting a combined number of over 300 million units seems like pretty good going (even with the Switch still being a relatively new release), but Nintendo's handheld systems take things up another notch.
|Console (Portable)||Hardware Sales (Million)||Software Sales (Million)|
|Game Boy (and Game Boy Color)||118.69||501.11|
|Game Boy Advance||81.51||377.42|
Adding those together gives you a total of 727.65 million systems, which we're sure equates to a rather nice financial gain. Of course, these lists don't include the Virtual Boy, NES Classic or SNES Classic; while the Virtual Boy might not have made too much of a difference to the totals - sorry! - the newly released Mini systems will no doubt boost this number even further. Several months have passed where these systems have managed to outsell the PS4 and Xbox One recently, so it would be interesting to see official word on their sales figures.
Are you surprised by any of the figures in these lists? Do you own several of these systems yourself? Let us know with a comment below.