Nintendo shared the latest sales milestone for the Super NES Classic Edition in the latest financial results briefing from the company.
Here are more details from company president Tatsumi Kimishima:
During fall of last year, we brought back the nostalgic Super Nintendo Entertainment System as a palm-sized home console. Super Nintendo Entertainment System: Super NES Classic Edition has reached 4 million units in global sell-through.
Note: This hardware is called the Nintendo Classic Mini: Super Famicom in Japan and the Nintendo Classic Mini: Super Nintendo Entertainment System in Europe and Australia.
We have announced that we will resume production for NES Classic Edition this year. We plan to continue selling NES Classic Edition and Super NES Classic Edition this year. We view them as an opportunity to garner interest in Nintendo Switch from those who have not interacted with video games in a long time, or ever.
Note: Nintendo Classic Mini: Family Computer is called Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition in the US, and Nintendo Classic Mini: Nintendo Entertainment System in Europe and Australia.