Nintendo Switch Takes Sales Lead In Japan

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#1 Posted by GoldenElementXL (3351 posts) -

PS4: 8,077,756 (272 weeks)

Switch: 8,125,637 (114 weeks)

Nintendo with a great comeback story here after the disastrous Wii U. Now letโ€™s see the Switch take over the rest of the world!

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#2 Posted by Random_Matt (4294 posts) -

Rest of the world? Too late for that, could of had a chance if the Switch actually released in 2013.

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#3 Posted by Calvincfb (0 posts) -

I hope this means a super Mario 3D world port for the switch.

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#4 Posted by Ant_17 (12736 posts) -

Congrats. And wow it's been only 2 years?

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#5 Posted by Rockman999 (7508 posts) -

Congrats on ruling over the most irrelevant market in the world. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜Ž

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#6 Posted by DaVillain- (37535 posts) -

Hey, where's the link? Where's FireMan when you need him?

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#7 Posted by BenjaminBanklin (4901 posts) -

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#8 Posted by SecretPolice (35358 posts) -

A Nintendo Handheld out sells home consoles in Japan. Mooaar at 11:00. lol :P

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#9 Posted by briguyb13 (3123 posts) -

@Rockman999 said:

Congrats on ruling over the most irrelevant market in the world. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜Ž

Dat salt brah! You say that out of personal preference, all while denying the greatness of so many games this gen.

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#10 Posted by Fedor (5269 posts) -

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#11 Posted by AJStyles (1023 posts) -

Too bad the switch isnโ€™t a console.

Itโ€™s a handheld and the successor to the 3DS.

PS4 is still the best selling console in Japan and Worldwide. LOL at sheep trying to claim itโ€™s a console.

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#12 Posted by GoldenElementXL (3351 posts) -

@ajstyles said:

Too bad the switch isnโ€™t a console.

Itโ€™s a handheld and the successor to the 3DS.

PS4 is still the best selling console in Japan and Worldwide. LOL at sheep trying to claim itโ€™s a console.

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#13 Posted by Random_Matt (4294 posts) -
@goldenelementxl said:
@ajstyles said:

Too bad the switch isnโ€™t a console.

Itโ€™s a handheld and the successor to the 3DS.

PS4 is still the best selling console in Japan and Worldwide. LOL at sheep trying to claim itโ€™s a console.

Does that mean my smartphone and tablet are home consoles?

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#14 Posted by GoldenElementXL (3351 posts) -

@Random_Matt said:
@goldenelementxl said:
@ajstyles said:

Too bad the switch isnโ€™t a console.

Itโ€™s a handheld and the successor to the 3DS.

PS4 is still the best selling console in Japan and Worldwide. LOL at sheep trying to claim itโ€™s a console.

Does that mean my smartphone and tablet are home consoles?

Do they physically connect to your TV? Are you connecting an HDMI cable from a box that is plugged into the wall, and plugging that cable into your TV?

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#15 Posted by Ant_17 (12736 posts) -
@goldenelementxl said:
@Random_Matt said:
@goldenelementxl said:
@ajstyles said:

Too bad the switch isnโ€™t a console.

Itโ€™s a handheld and the successor to the 3DS.

PS4 is still the best selling console in Japan and Worldwide. LOL at sheep trying to claim itโ€™s a console.

Does that mean my smartphone and tablet are home consoles?

Do they physically connect to your TV? Are you connecting an HDMI cable from a box that is plugged into the wall, and plugging that cable into your TV?

Yes? What old ass phone you got that doesn't do that?

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#16 Edited by Life-is-a-Game (672 posts) -

Each time news surfaces that Switch is going to outsell Ps4 in Japan, cows come up with a new way of damage control ๐Ÿ˜‚

Now that it officially outsells it, they are in denial that it is a console ๐Ÿ˜‚

Cows are pathetic ๐Ÿ˜‚

Switch outsold Ps4 in Japan. PERIOD ๐Ÿ˜‰

Congrats Nintendo ๐Ÿ‘

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#17 Edited by Fedor (5269 posts) -

@Ant_17:

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#18 Posted by dalger21 (2176 posts) -

I've said this before and I guess I'll say it again, "Never really understood the cherrypicking of one country to determine if a console is successful or not"

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#19 Posted by AJStyles (1023 posts) -

@goldenelementxl:

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=S3y3avbFdow

And yes, you can plug in your phone, chromecast box or whatever you want.

These options are even better than the damn switch because they can do it wirelessly.

But hey, go ahead and pretend the switch is a console when my damn phone does the same thing and does it better.

Switch is a glorified cheap tablet/handheld. Sheep are delusional if they think it qualifies as a console when the freaking rumours of the switch mini/lite are getting rid of the dock altogether!

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#20 Posted by That_Old_Guy (1236 posts) -

@ajstyles: itโ€™s a hybrid therefore can be used as a home console.

It counts.

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#21 Posted by GoldenElementXL (3351 posts) -

@Ant_17: Your phone is plugged into a wall and connected to your TV with an HDMI cable? That doesn't sound very mobile...

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#22 Edited by Ant_17 (12736 posts) -

@goldenelementxl said:

@Ant_17: Your phone is plugged into a wall and connected to your TV with an HDMI cable? That doesn't sound very mobile...

Who cares about mobile. Tablets can take a phone sim. I need Laptops to embrace that.

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#23 Edited by GoldenElementXL (3351 posts) -

@fedor said:

@Ant_17:

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#24 Posted by Archangel3371 (28400 posts) -

Congrats to Nintendo. No stopping this Switch train baby! In only two years no less. Really amazing stuff.

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#25 Posted by Fedor (5269 posts) -

@goldenelementxl: Picograms.

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#26 Edited by Random_Matt (4294 posts) -
@Life-is-a-Game said:

Each time news surfaces that Switch is going to outsell Ps4 in Japan, cows come up with a new way of damage control ๐Ÿ˜‚

Now that it officially outsells it, they are in denial that it is a console ๐Ÿ˜‚

Cows are pathetic ๐Ÿ˜‚

Switch outsold Ps4 in Japan. PERIOD ๐Ÿ˜‰

Congrats Nintendo ๐Ÿ‘

What is more pathetic is the damage controlling you clowns do here on SW, Japan a country you lot are not even associated with. It only keeps getting mentioned because is just one country where Switch does well, you lot are just upset it doesn't anywhere else in the world. Now that my friends is some pathetic fanboy shit right there, I certainly do not make threads praising Sony and dedicating delight to select countries where it dominates, it would take a very long time.

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#27 Edited by Fedor (5269 posts) -

@Random_Matt: Switch has been winning the npd all year... What was the best selling console in the US in 2018 again?

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#28 Posted by FireEmblem_Man (19802 posts) -
@davillain- said:

Hey, where's the link? Where's FireMan when you need him?

I may just make another thread, this has no link anyways

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#29 Edited by Random_Matt (4294 posts) -
@fedor said:

@Random_Matt: Switch has been winning the npd all year... What was the best selling console in the US in 2018 again?

Everyone already owns a Xbox or PS4, happens with all tech. Nobody are buying 3DS's are they? Once a newer product appears the same applies. What kind of shit spinning was that?

PS5 or Xbox will be winning NPD when they release, different excuse for Nintendo right? Another clown of SW right here folks.

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#30 Edited by Fedor (5269 posts) -

@Random_Matt: Everyone owns Xbox's? LMAO, you made a stupid claim and got owned, deal with it.

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#32 Edited by Fedor (5269 posts) -

@Random_Matt: Lmao!!! Salty boi owned. You dont know shit, kid.

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#33 Posted by Random_Matt (4294 posts) -
@fedor said:

@Random_Matt: Lmao!!! Salty boi owned. You dont know shit, kid.

Ha, ha ha, hit a nerve did I? Ha, ha, ha, you are right though, I do not want to know that shit you get up to. ROFL.

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#34 Edited by Fedor (5269 posts) -

@Random_Matt: LMAO!!! You're still melting!!! Little Matty is mad he doesn't know shit.

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#35 Posted by hrt_rulz01 (19164 posts) -

Lmao... look at all the salty cows.

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#36 Posted by iambatman7986 (2799 posts) -

I'm a fan of both machines so I am happy to see them both doing well on a worldwide level.

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#37 Posted by Life-is-a-Game (672 posts) -

@Random_Matt: dude you are so pathetic defending Sony with your stupid arguments ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜ญ

So salty about Nintendo kicking Sony's butt in Japan ..

Bu bu ..but Sony!! ๐Ÿคฃ

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#38 Posted by drummerdave9099 (4138 posts) -

@dalger21 said:

I've said this before and I guess I'll say it again, "Never really understood the cherrypicking of one country to determine if a console is successful or not"

It's selling faster than PS4 did in US. It's selling very well in about every region.

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#39 Posted by DaVillain- (37535 posts) -

@FireEmblem_Man said:
@davillain- said:

Hey, where's the link? Where's FireMan when you need him?

I may just make another thread, this has no link anyways

You never disappoint me :)

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#40 Posted by Random_Matt (4294 posts) -
@Life-is-a-Game said:

@Random_Matt: dude you are so pathetic defending Sony with your stupid arguments ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜ญ

So salty about Nintendo kicking Sony's butt in Japan ..

Bu bu ..but Sony!! ๐Ÿคฃ

Erm, I do not even own a Sony product, self ownage, nice.

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#41 Edited by Archangel3371 (28400 posts) -

Thereโ€™s some pretty salty beef up here in this thread. ๐Ÿ˜‚

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#42 Posted by Son-Goku7523 (955 posts) -

Congrats to Nintendo, too bad Japan numbers are so tiny and insignificant compared to the rest of the world. 60 million units to go before they catch up with the PS4's worldwide lead. They should have released the Switch in 2013.

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#43 Posted by Fedor (5269 posts) -

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#44 Posted by Random_Matt (4294 posts) -
@son-goku7523 said:

Congrats to Nintendo, too bad Japan numbers are so tiny and insignificant compared to the rest of the world. 60 million units to go before they catch up with the PS4's worldwide lead. They should have released the Switch in 2013.

The shield tablet released in 2014, 2013 would of been impossible. Five years later you have a 40% downclocked version for a higher price.

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#45 Posted by Son-Goku7523 (955 posts) -
@Random_Matt said:
@son-goku7523 said:

Congrats to Nintendo, too bad Japan numbers are so tiny and insignificant compared to the rest of the world. 60 million units to go before they catch up with the PS4's worldwide lead. They should have released the Switch in 2013.

The shield tablet released in 2014, 2013 would of been impossible. Five years later you have a 40% downclocked version for a higher price.

True I guess. Oh well, they definitely wasted their time with the WiiU, they should have done this console/handheld hybrid idea in 2012 instead of the WiiU even if it would have been weaker due to lack of Tegra. As it is now it's impossible for it to catch up with the PS4's worldwide lead.

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#46 Edited by Bread_or_Decide (29200 posts) -

@ajstyles said:

Too bad the switch isnโ€™t a console.

Itโ€™s a handheld and the successor to the 3DS.

PS4 is still the best selling console in Japan and Worldwide. LOL at sheep trying to claim itโ€™s a console.

Nice try, it's a console.

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#47 Edited by Son-Goku7523 (955 posts) -
@fedor said:

@Random_Matt: Switch has been winning the npd all year... What was the best selling console in the US in 2018 again?

Well PS4 was the top selling console in the world in 2018 despite Switch winning in US and Japan last year. Europe is the largest market in the world and Sony owns there so they are still able to sell more worldwide despite slowing sales in US and JPN.

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#48 Posted by Fedor (5269 posts) -

@son-goku7523: I know. That little kid said Switch was doing nothing everywhere but Japan, so I proved him wrong.

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#49 Posted by Son-Goku7523 (955 posts) -
@fedor said:

@son-goku7523: I know. That little kid said Switch was doing nothing everywhere but Japan, so I proved him wrong.

Ah, I see no worries then. I thought you weren't aware,

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#50 Edited by Bread_or_Decide (29200 posts) -

From DOOM to DOMINATION.

Nintendo baybeee.