And almost 50% of the software market, too.

Despite all the woes of 2020, Nintendo has had a remarkable year and on the console front, made waves across the globe. Switch became the UK's best-selling console by far and it took the lead in China's market, as well as overtaking 3DS lifetime sales at 76.2 million units.

Nintendo coming out on top in Japan was no surprise and according to Famitsu/Kadokawa, the 6 million consoles sold last year accounted for 87% of Japan's console market (thanks, Gamesindustry.biz). The Switch's nearest rival, Sony's PlayStation 4, only managed 542k console sales in the same period.

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January 15, 2021 at 04:00AM
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