Nintendo announced during its latest earnings call that the Switch has now sold over 34.74 million units worldwide.

The hardware manufacturer shifted 2.47 million Switch consoles during the three-month period ended March 31, as well as 23.91 million software units. 18 million Switch's are expected to be sold during the period April 2019 - March 2020, the Big N added.

Elsewhere, Ninty confirmed sales figures for a number of its biggest first-party releases. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe still ranks as the highest-selling Switch game, with 16.69 million copies sold, followed by Super Mario Odyssey and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate at 14.44 million and 13.81 million units, respectively.

Impressively, Yoshi's Crafted World flogged 1.11 million units in just three days, while New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe is at 3.31 million.

Nintendo is heavily rumoured to be launching a cheaper version of the Switch this year, possibly as early as late June.

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