See how many systems Nintendo has sold since they started selling systems

Nintendo has been in the video game business for a long time. Longer than Sony, Microsoft, Sega, Activision, Electronic Arts… nearly everybody actually. So it stands to reason that the company has sold a lot of systems and a lot of software. How much? Well, I’m glad you asked.

During their most recent quarterly financial briefing, Nintendo revealed lifetime-to-date sales figures for all of their consoles and handhelds. Some of the numbers may surprise you:

Hardware Sold

  • DS: 151.52 million units
  • Game Boy/Game Boy Color: 118.69 million units
  • Wii: 95.85 million units
  • Game Boy Advance: 81.51 million units
  • NES: 61.91 million units
  • Super NES: 49.1 million units
  • Nintendo 64: 32.93 million units
  • GameCube: 21.74 million units
  • 3DS: 17.13 million units

All Software Sold
(Includes Nintendo-Published and Third-Party Titles)

  • DS: 900.31 million units
  • Wii: 818.46 million units
  • Game Boy/Game Boy Color: 501.11 million units
  • NES: 500.01 million units
  • Super NES: 379.06 million units
  • Game Boy Advance: 377.52 million units
  • Nintendo 64: 224.97 million units
  • GameCube: 208.57 million units
  • 3DS: 45.42 million units

All sales data is based on worldwide totals and is accurate as of March 31, 2012. Italics indicates currently available system.

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John Scalzo is Warp Zoned's Editor-In-Chief and resident retro gaming expert. You can follow him on Twitter or email him at john AT warpzoned DOT com.

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