80% Gaming hardware market in Japan, Sold more Switches this year

80% Gaming hardware market in Japan, Sold more Switches this year

It looks like Nintendo is kicking off this new year on a high note, as its continued to dominate 2019!

Famitsu released new data on the Nintendo Switch in Japan, and its sales numbers are looking better than ever before. In particular, the company saw sales jump even higher in 2019 – which now puts 80% of Japan’s hardware market under Nintendo’s thumb!

Famitsu highlights

  • 80% of the hardware market in Japan goes to Nintendo
  • 76% specifically is tied to the Switch
  • Switch sales saw an increase in sales of 29% year over year
  • Famitsu’s data from 1999 to 2019 shows that last year was the best year ever for Nintendo in terms of console sales

It’s pretty clear that Nintendo won big with the Japanese consumers since the Nintendo Switch’s launch!

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