Switch Sales Have Only Now Surpassed The Xbox One In The UK

Wait, you mean it didn’t already?

We don’t need to tell you that the Nintendo Switch has proven to be a remarkable success since its launch over five years ago. The numbers speak for themselves; as per the last official announcement from Nintendo, global sales for the console have surpassed 111 million (although we should have some fresh figures for you very soon – stay tuned!), making it Nintendo’s most successful home console and third most successful Nintendo platform overall behind the Game Boy and Nintendo DS.

Something that’s honestly come as a bit of a surprise to us, however, is that the Switch has only now surpassed Xbox One sales in the UK. We admittedly assumed that such a feat would have been accomplished yonks ago (sorry, Xbox!), but according to head of GamesIndustry.biz, Christopher Dring, the Switch has only just managed to overtake Microsoft’s shiny, bulky box:

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