Consoles

(Last updated 25 April 2019)

Nintendo Switch
Hardware: 34.74 million units
Software: 187.52 million units
Release date: 03 March 2017
Lifespan: 2017— present

NES Classic EditionSuper NES Classic Edition
Hardware: 14.61 million units
Software: Pre-installed
Release date: 10 November 2016
Lifespan: 2017— present

Wii U
Hardware: 13.56 million units
Software: 102.85 million units
Release date: 18 November 2012
Lifespan: 2012— 2017

Nintendo 3DS
Hardware: 75.08 million units
Software: 378.12 million units
Release date: 26 February 2011
Lifespan: 2011— present

Wii
Hardware: 101.63 million units
Software: 920.81 million units
Release date: 19 November 2006
Lifespan: 2006— 2017

Nintendo DS
Hardware: 154.02 million units
Software: 948.64 million units
Release date: 21 November 2004
Lifespan: 2004— 2013

Nintendo GameCube
Hardware: 21.74 million units
Software: 208.57 million units
Release date: 14 September 2001
Lifespan: 2001— 2007

Game Boy Advance
Hardware: 81.51 million units
Software: 377.42 million units
Release date: 21 March 2001
Lifespan: 2001— 2010

Nintendo 64
Hardware: 32.93 million units
Software: 224.97 million units
Release date: 23 June 1996
Lifespan: 1996— 2002

Virtual Boy
Hardware: 770 thousand units
Software: Unknown
Release date: 21 July 1995
Lifespan: 1995— 1996

Super FamicomSNES
Hardware: 49.10 million units
Software: 379.06 million units
Release date: 21 November 1990
Lifespan: 1990— 2003

Game Boy
Hardware: 118.69 million units
Software: 501.11 million units
Release date: 21 April 1989
Lifespan: 1989— 2003

Family ComputerNES
Hardware: 61.91 million units
Software: 500.01 million units
Release date: 15 July 1983
Lifespan: 1983— 2003

Game & Watch
Hardware: 43.4 million units
Software: Pre-installed
Release date: 28 April 1980
Lifespan: 1980— 1991

Color TV-Game
Hardware: 3.0 million units
Software: Pre-installed
Release date: 01 June 1977
Lifespan: 1977— 1980

Notes: The numbers shown above are from Nintendo where possible and are worldwide consolidated sales in units life-to-date as of 31 March 2019. Color TV-Game numbers are from Game Over. The NES Classic Edition and Super NES Classic Edition numbers are combined.

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