On July 15th, 1983, Nintendo released their first home console, the Nintendo Entertainment System. (NES) In Japan, they released a the console under a different name, the Family Computer, commonly referred to as the Famicom. It sold 61.91 million units, and had 8-bit graphics.
Nintendo Releases Their Second Home Console
November 21, 1990
On November 21st, 1990, Nintendo released the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES), the successor to the NES. The console had 16 bit graphics, and it sold 49.1 million units. in Japan it was released as the Super Famicom.
Nintendo Releases Their Third Home Console
September 26, 1996
On September 26th, 1996, Nintendo released their third home console, the Nintendo 64 (N64). It was called the Nintendo 64 because it had 32 bit graphics, allowing it to render games in 3D. It sold 32.9 million units and was the first console to be released by Nintendo that didn't have a different name in Japanese.
Nintendo Releases Their Fourth Home Console
September 14, 2001
On September 14th, 2001, nintendo released their fourth home console. It was called the GameCube, and was the successor to the N64. It had 128-bit graphics, making it the best of their consoles so far, and sold 21.75 million units.
Nintendo Releases Their Best Selling Console /Link
November 19, 2006
On November 19th, 2006, Nintendo released their all-time best selling console. The Wii was a console that used motion controls through a controller held in one hand. It sold 101.63 Million units, and showed games in 480p. The Wii was given a name that sounds like "We" because the console was designed for anyone to play. The console was so popular that even Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom had used it. https://www.wired.com/2008/01/queen-elizabeth/
Nintendo Releases Their Worst Selling Console /link
November 18, 2012
On November 18, 2012, Nintendo released the Wii U, their worst selling console. The Wii U was the successor to their best selling console, the Wii. The Wii u was a lot like the Wii, you could use the Wiimote, the Wii's controller, but you could also play using the Wii U Gamepad, a small screen held in your hands that acted as another controller, or you could use it as a screen instead of using a TV. The Wii U had HD graphics, and sold 13.56 million units. https://www.goombastomp.com/wii-u-nintendo-greatest-commercial-failure/
Nintendo Releases Their 7th "Home" Console
March 3, 2017
On March 3rd, 2017, Nintendo released the successot to their worst selling console, the Wii U, the Nintendo Switch. It was a console that could "Switch" between being a home console and a portable console through its docking system. The dock was a USB-C to HDMI adapter that would allow you to play the Switch on a television, rather that the handheld screen. It has full HD graphics and sold 36.87 million units as of June 30th, 2019.