Today, Nintendo sent among its regular brag-heavy company news release, this time concentrating on a strong start to the United States vacation shopping season In addition to updates on life time United States sales for the 3DS household of systems (22 million), and current Classic Edition systems (2.5 million for SNES Classic, 2 million for NES Classic), the release highlighted more than 8.2 million life time United States sales for the Nintendo Change (through November 26).

That sounds quite excellent for a system that has simply strike its 20- month anniversary on retail racks, without even 2 complete holiday under its belt. However we wished to determine simply how those sales accumulate to the competitors. So we located some numbers for previous consoles for contrast. As you can see, the Change’s United States sales speed puts it in some quite elite business:

  • 971,000: United States sales of the Saturn in its very first|20 months on sale
  • 1.8 million: United States sales of the PlayStation Vita in its very first|23 months on sale
  • 2.56 million: United States sales of the initial PlayStation in its very first|16 months on sale
  • 2.8 million: United States sales of the Dreamcast in its very first|16 months on sale
  • 3.08 million: North American deliveries of the Wii U in its very first|20 months on sale
  • 4.3 million: United States sales of the GameCube in its very first|20 months on sale
  • 4.84 million: United States sales of the PlayStation 3 in its very first|20 months on sale
  • 5.55 million: United States sales of the initial Xbox in its very first|20 months on sale
  • 5.92 million: United States sales of the Xbox 360 in its very first|20 months on sale
  • 6.26 million: United States sales of the Nintendo 64 in its very first|15 months on sale
  • 6.5 million: United States sales of the Nintendo 3DS in its very first|21 months on sale
  • 6.7 million: United States sales of the PlayStation Portable in its very first|21 months on sale
  • 8.2 million: United States sales of the Nintendo Change in its very first|20 months on sale, revealed today
  • 8.6 million: United States sales of the PlayStation 2 in its very first|20 months on sale
  • 9.22 million: United States sales of the Nintendo DS in its very first|26 months on sale
  • 1085 million: United States sales of the Wii in its very first|20 months on sale
  • 1195 million: United States sales of the Video Game Kid Advance in its very first|20 months on sale

( Unless otherwise kept in mind, all information originates from NPD United States sales quotes, pulled from the following online sources: ( 1) ( 2) ( 3) ( 4) ( 5) ( 6) ( 7).)

Keep in mind that staggered release dates in the fiscal year can suggest some consoles delighted in busier sales durations throughout their very first months on sale. Likewise note that disparities in openly reported NPD numbers suggests the closest similar period differ somewhat for a few of these consoles. We weren’t able to discover United States or North America-specific numbers for the PS4 or Xbox One; if you understand where they can be discovered, please pass them along and we’ll upgrade.

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in 2015’s evaluation of the Change’s very first 9 months of around the world sales, which consisted of 10 million systems.

Likewise, while we’re here, here’s how the Change presently compares to the life time deliveries of some other Nintendo hardware throughout all of The United States And Canada(as reported in this convenient Nintendo spreadsheet).

  • 6.49 million: Wii U
  • 1294 million: GameCube
  • 2063 million: Nintendo 64
  • 22 million: 3DS line (up until now, United States just)
  • 2335 million: Super NES
  • 34 million: NES
  • 4406 million: Video game Boy/Color (integrated)
  • 4864 million: Wii
  • 5993 million: Nintendo DS line