Indies Continue to Find Success on Nintendo Switch

A number of indie titles are crushing sales and preorders on Switch compared to other platforms.

By Angela Marrujo Fornaca. Posted 03/19/2018 17:00 Comment on this     ShareThis

One of Switch’s claims to fame is how welcoming it is to indie games as a platform, or as they’re affectionately referred to, Nindies. Recent news of continued indie success on Switch proves just how high the demand is for Nindies, particularly compared to their demand on other consoles.

Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom preorders on Switch versus PlayStation 4 are ten to one, FDG Entertainment revealed in a tweet:

Outselling preorders on a powerhouse console like the PlayStation 4 is no small feat, but outselling ten to one is even more impressive.

FDG Entertainment also revealed in a tweet that three-month revenues on Switch for Blossom Tales: The Sleeping Kings have surpassed the game’s lifetime revenues on Steam twenty times over:

Danmaku Unlimited 3‘s developer is also celebrating success on Switch, announcing that the game’s Switch launch is, by far, the best launch of any console the game is available on:

A year into its life cycle, Switch continues to demonstrate itself to be the destination for indie games. It’s going to be exciting witnessing more indie successes happen on Switch, and we’ll be following along closely!

Source: Nintendo Life, Nintendo Everything

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