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Nintendo Switch: Trump Card for Company, 44% Hardware sales and 25 Best-selling Games of first half of 2017

Nintendo Switch is undoubtedly a success for the Japanese manufacturer, is all the rage around the world, and in addition to this the new hybrid console of Kyoto house has even increased the selling growth by 44% on hardware.

Nintendo Switch 25 Best-selling Games

The Japanese giant, after a low period with Wii U, then returned to the high riding thanks to an original console, equipped with unavailable features on other platforms. According to Famitsu, the domestic market for video game hardware and software combined in the first half of 2017 reached US$1.35 billion. This this is the first increase in three years in Japan’s console market (when considering the first six months in a year).

Hardware Ranking For 6 First Months Of 2017

  • Nintendo Switch: 1,016,473 million units sold
  • Sony PS4: 877,630 (now at 4,799,246 total)
  • Nintendo DS: 872,620 (22,784,033)
  • Sony PS Vita: 260,296 (5,507,715)
  • Microsoft XBox One: 5,093 (78,041)

Software Ranking For 6 First Months Of 2017

  1. Monster Hunter XX for 3DS (1,640,005 units sold)
  2. Pokemon Sun and Moon for 3DS (527,862)
  3. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for Switch (501, 614)
  4. Zelda Breath Of The Wild for Switch (464,480)
  5. Super Mario Maker for 3DS (397,656)
  6. Biohazard 7 for PS4 (324,066)
  7. NieR: Automata for PS4 (311,906)
  8. Momotaro Dentetsu 2017 Tachiagare Nippon!! for 3DS (263,790)
  9. Yokai Watch Sukiyaki for 3DS (215,297)
  10. 1-2 Switch for Switch (200,807)

Nintendo also wowed players with a number of respected titles and recently the Nintendo shared the eShop game download rankings for the first half of 2017, and Japanese company has achieved the 25 best-selling games on the eShop in Japan to launch on the Switch this year so far.

Obviously Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Arms and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild are in the Top Ten, but none of them managed to win the podium which was conquered by the fun and funky Snipperclips followed by Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition. Here you can check out the 25 best-selling games titles:

  1. Snipperclips
  2. Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition
  3. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  4. Kamiko
  5. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  6. Metal Slug 3
  7. ARMS
  8. 1-2-Switch
  9. The King of Fighters ’98
  10. Othello
  11. VOEZ
  12. Super Bomberman R
  13. New Frontier Days: Founding Pioneers
  14. Blaster Master Zero
  15. Metal Slug
  16. Human Resource Machine
  17. Flip Wars
  18. Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove
  19. Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers
  20. Maison de Maou
  21. Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap
  22. Seiken Densetsu Collection
  23. Puyo Puyo Tetris
  24. Mighty Gunvolt Burst
  25. Thumper

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About Ankeet Solanki

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