As of yesterday, Nintendo has announced that the Nintendo Switch officially surpassed sales of the Gamecube. The Gamecube originally launched in 2001 with its discontinuation coming in 2007, while the Switch has only been on the market for a year. The Switch currently stands at 22.86 million units sold with 111.10 million software units sold. At 32.93 million units sold, sits the Nintendo 64, who also has 224.97 million software units sold.

Nintendo Switch Outsells Gamecube

In addition to console sales, an updated list for the top-selling games was revealed.  Super Mario Odyssey is the Switch’s best-seller with 12.17 million copies sold, followed by Mario Kart 8 Deluxe who sold 11.71 units. A full list with their respective numbers has been listed below.

One last tidbit the company shared was that Epic Games’ Fortnite has been downloaded by nearly half of all Switch users. The game was made available during Nintendo’s E3 press conference. Since then, it has constantly found itself among the top downloads of the eShop. Fortnite on the Switch supports gyro controls but does not contain the Save the World portion of the game, only Battle Royale.

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