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Nintendo Switch’s sales momentum in the United States has pushed it past its most significant rival. The hybrid home/handheld’s lifetime sales have now surpassed the PlayStation 4, according to industry-tracking firm The NPD Group.

“Lifetime unit sales of Nintendo Switch have now surpassed those of PlayStation 4, making it the 4th highest unit-selling console in U.S. history, and the 6th highest unit-selling video game hardware platform overall.”

This is a major milestone for the Nintendo system. It puts it behind only a handful of the best-selling home consoles of all time.

“In the console segment, Switch unit sales trail only those of PlayStation 2, Xbox 360, and Wii,” said Piscatella.

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