Nintendo has sold 52.48 quarterly earnings report revealed Thursday, bringing it beyond the 's (SNES) 49.1 million lifetime sales. Before the holidays, the hybrid console had sold meaning it saw a jump of 10.81 million over the last quarter.since its 2017 launch, its
Beating the SNES makes it the Japanese company's third-most-popular console. It has yet to topple the NES' 61.91 million sales and the Wii's 101.63 million. The Wii is the overall -- Sony's is the most successful with sales of 155 million.
A more detailed breakdown shows that, of the 52.48 million Switches sold, the standard version of the console made up 47.3 million units and the(which came out in September 2019) sold 5.19 million units.
Nintendoin the US over the Thanksgiving weekend alone, it said last month.
Later this year, Sword and Shield is gettingthat'll add some of fans' favorite Pokemon back into the game, which could boost sales further.
remains the Switch's top selling game, with 22.96 million copies sold, because it's hard to resist the allure of dropping a banana peel in front of your buddies as they race up behind you.
You can actually playon Switch through Nintendo's , if you want to celebrate the console's sales milestone.
First published at 3:07 a.m. PT.
Updated at 3:58 a.m. PT: Adds more detail.