PlayStation 5 Ends Nintendo Switch’s UK Supremacy in Unbelievable Fashion

Nintendo Switch currently sits on the throne of the best-selling console. It has the best stats globally at the moment compared to PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S. However, the United Kingdom has a different result, as PlayStation 5 is on the top instead of the Nintendo Switch.

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It’s been over five years since the release of the Nintendo Switch, while it’s only two years for PlayStation 5. Undoubtedly, the Switch has been in the market for a longer period, meaning it had more sales than PlayStation 5. Further, reports suggest Switch has sold 111.08 million units, while PS5 has sold 21.7 million units.

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PlayStation 5 outperforms Nintendo Switch in the UK

The Switch has been the best-selling console in the market. As a result, it was hard for the Japanese giants to meet the massive demand for the hybrid console system. This shortage of stock acted as the kryptonite for Nintendo’s supremacy in the United Kingdom.

Year insider recently revealed a 56 percent increment in the stocks of PlayStation 5. So, Sony would have more consoles than Nintendo to sell in the UK. Undoubtedly, it would greatly impact the stats for the consoles in that country. So, it wouldn’t be wrong to say PlayStation 5 would be the best-selling console in the United Kingdom, as more stocks would result in more sales.

Moreover, there is a possibility for PlayStation 5 to be on the throne for “the best-selling console.” The latest PlayStation has been in huge demand since its release. However, Sony struggled to meet the vast demands because of multiple problems, including the global pandemic. But now, when they have the stocks, it will only attract the eagerly waiting fans to grab one for them.

Can Nintendo Switch reclaim its throne in the UK?

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After being titled the “best-selling console” in the present, Nintendo Switch finally received the first blow as it was dethroned in the UK. But the question arises if they will take the throne back. So, Switch can possibly go back to being the best-selling console.

The Japanese giants have many games in hand that will be released soon. That list includes some major titles like Pokemon Scarlet & Violet, Bayonetta 3, and the recently released Splatoon 3. These new games would undoubtedly have a huge impact and help to boost Nintendo Switch sales.

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