Based on NPD figures seen by @DirectFeedGames, early numbers from the US point out that Swap comfortably outsold the competitors in January with 284,000 gross sales in opposition to 195,000 for PlayStation four.
These figures are unconfirmed at this stage, however that is a sizeable lead for Nintendo, with Xbox One citing the rear. Additional down the thread, year-on-year development is claimed to be three% for Swap, versus declines of 23% and 57% for PS4 and Xbox One respectively.
Some early (unconfirmed) figures for the January NPD report recommend that the Nintendo Swap wins the month with ease. Efficiency is up YoY (regardless of having one much less week of gross sales in comparison with 2018).
Swap – 284ok
PS4 – 195ok
Xbox One – 101ok
— Direct-Feed Video games (@DirectFeedGames) February 19, 2019
Assuming these figures are correct, that is a powerful feat for Nintendo, exhibiting that there is nonetheless a rising viewers for Swap and its central gimmick. With the competing consoles declining, any development will probably be trigger for celebration for the Kyoto firm.
Nevertheless, these figures additionally sign that Sony and Microsoft’s consoles are coming to the top of their cycle. Each firms should be gearing up with new and Swap will quickly be dealing with contemporary competitors.
Spectacular, no? Do you assume Swap can proceed on this trajectory with out a cheeky revision? Share your ideas beneath.