Nintendo Switch OLED Model Only Sells 138,409 Units at Launch in Japan

The Nintendo Switch is a great console, but it has been struggling to find an audience in the United States and Europe. Nintendo’s new model, the Switch Lite, is meant to be cheaper and more accessible than its predecessor.

The nintendo switch oled japan price is the price of the Nintendo Switch’s OLED model. It was released in Japan on March 3rd, 2017 and sold 138,409 units at launch.

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In its native country of Japan, the Nintendo Switch OLED model’s launch has been underwhelming. The system only sold 138,409 units in the domestic market during its debut weekend, according to Famitsu’s sales tracker, which is considerably fewer than the 330,637 units sold at the original Switch’s launch in 2017. In 2019, the Nintendo Switch OLED variant sold less copies than the Switch Lite, which sold 177,936 units. Component shortages are being blamed for the low sales.

According to Bloomberg,

The sudden popularity of Nintendo’s new Switch is creating a couple of inventory issues for the Kyoto-based company. On the one hand, the firm is having difficulty meeting demand for Switch OLED devices, with Japanese shops holding lottery drawings to decide who gets one. This includes Nintendo’s own flagship shop in Tokyo’s fashionable Shibuya neighborhood. According to a representative from a big Japanese shop who requested not to be identified because they are not allowed to talk publicly, the new device’s limited availability will last at least until early next year.

Aside from the supply problems, Nintendo fans all around the globe appear to be quite pleased with the improved picture quality provided by the OLED model’s display. Many of them had reportedly never seen an OLED panel before, which is surprising given how ubiquitous OLED screens are in smartphones and LG’s television range.

No photograph could ever do this justice, but I can assure you that all of the Switch OLED excitement I’ve heard from others has been well-founded. In person, this screen is incredible.

For some kind of comparison, there’s an OLED on the bottom. pic.twitter.com/AarYA3ekv0

10 October 2021 — Tyler (@Nanogenix)

“The OLED model will become more popular than the regular or Lite versions, as current owners upgrade from previous models or add another device to their homes,” said Serkan Toto, a Tokyo-based industry analyst. “Nintendo is comparable to Tesla in terms of providing distinctive goods, and it has a passionate fan following, much like the automobile business.”

Bloomberg is the source of this information.

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