While the Wii U didn't find an audience, the Switch has been the complete opposite. The whole world is enamored with the platform, and are flocking to retail to pick one up. That includes Japan, where the Big N has seen huge success with the Switch. Check out some data on how Nintendo closed out 2019 in Japan below.
- 80% of the hardware market in Japan goes to Nintendo
- 76% specifically is tied to the Switch
- Switch sales saw an increase in sales of 29% year over year
- Famitsu’s data from 1999 to 2019 shows that last year was the best year ever for Nintendo in terms of console sales