Nintendo finally introduced its newest console, Switch. The console codenamed NX is the concept hybrid platform that serves as a portable console and the console ‘home’ simultaneously.
Switch presence in the world of video games is certainly welcomed by gamers. Then, if the switch can rival the success of previous Nintendo consoles like Wii, Wii U and 3DS?
Nintendo Nintendo Switch can bring to the heyday of the first to present.
Because the switch adopts portable and home consoles into one device. Innovations like this has never been done by a class games company Nintendo.
Then, what about the fate of Nintendo consoles that have been sold in recent decades? As it turned out, only a few series that claimed ‘success’.
Data from statista below shows total sales of Nintendo’s portable consoles and home from time to time.
In the category of home console, Wii (released in 2006) successfully grossed US $ 101.63 million, following the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES, released in 1985) in the second position with a total of US $ 61.91 million.
Meanwhile, Nintendo’s most successful portable console is DS (released in 2004) was able to gain revenues of US $ 154 million, while the second position was occupied by the Game Boy (released in 1989) with a profit of US $ 118.69 million.