Today, Nintendo announced that the Switch has become the fastest-selling home game console ever in the United States. It surpassed the previous record holder, the Nintendo Wii.
Since launching on March 3, 2017, the Switch sold over 4.8 million consoles in the U.S. In comparison, during the Nintendo Wii's first ten months, over 4 million consoles were sold in the U.S.
As of December 12, Nintendo sold over ten million Nintendo Switch consoles worldwide.