Nintendo Switch OLED turned out to be the most popular console.
Model Nintendo Switch OLED It may not have been the substantial update fans were expecting, but it looks like it still got off to a great start.
As reported by GamesIndustry.biz, the launch of the new model last week October 8 it was the 14th week biggest for Switch console sales in the UK since the hybrid console’s launch in 2017. The site pointed out that the top 13 positions were all during peak sales periods of Christmas and Black Friday, or launch week of the Switch itself.
However, the Switch Lite remained quite popular and was also more available than the standard model during the onset of the pandemic, accounting for 20% of Switch consoles sold in the UK. Nintendo Switch OLED accounted for 70% of all Switch sales last week, which now means this model accounts for 7% of all Switch sales in the UK in 2021.
While there are no changes to the internal hardware, fans have speculated that the OLED model could potentially support 4K output in the future.