With nearly 6 million units sold, Nintendo Switch consoles accounted for 87% of all console sales in Japan in 2020.
According to Famitsu/KADOKAWA data (via GamesIndustry.biz), the normal Nintendo Switch sold 3.9 million units, while the Switch Lite sold over 2 million.
There were 6.85 million consoles sold in Japan in 2020, and PS4 came in second place with around 543,000 units. PS5 sold over 255,000 units.
Japan’s game market brought in over $3.5 billion, which is up 12.5% year-over-year. Console hardware sales and boxed game sales saw increases year-over-year of 16.4% and 9%, respectively.
Nintendo also accounted for