Switch sales data shows the platform tracking ahead of PS4/PS2, in line with DS, and slightly behind Wii when launch aligned

Hail to the king, baby

Here's some very interesting Switch sales data Daniel Ahmad, Senior Analyst at Niko Partners. He's crunched the numbers to compare the Switch to other platforms, and things are looking quite rosy indeed.

When you align the launches of various platforms, you get an idea of just how well the Switch is doing. Lining up the platforms, Switch is currently doing better than PS4 and PS2 at the same points in their lifespans. The Switch is also right in line with what the DS was doing. As of right now, the Switch is just slightly behind the Wii at the same point in its life.

It's important to note that the Switch launched outside of the holiday season, which makes a direct comparison a bit tough. It also makes the data above that much more impressive.

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The PS2/PS4 both sold better because they were.also sold as cheap alternatives to DVD and Blu-ray players.

I don't know about others, but my PS3 is a much better Blu-Ray player than my PS4

If the Switch manage to keep its momentum, I can see it selling between the GameBoy (118M) and the DS (151M)

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