It’s not surprising that the Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo Switch Lite are best-sellers this holiday season, but the devices might have even topped Nintendo’s sales expectations. According to the company, between November 24th and November 30th, the Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch Lite systems sold a combined total of more than 830K units domestically. The sales rank as the single best week of U.S. sales in Nintendo Switch history, even beating the record launch for the device. Additionally, Cyber Monday broke records as well, becoming the best one yet for the Nintendo Switch.
The record sales were helped by the newly launched, and less expensive, Nintendo Switch Lite system. Nintendo also had several Black Friday offers, like the Nintendo Switch bundle that included a full game download of the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe game at no additional charge. According to Nintendo, total sales of Nintendo Switch in the Americas have reached 17.5M units.
“Holiday shoppers see the value of Nintendo Switch, which offers a vast library of games for every type of player,” said Nick Chavez, Nintendo of America’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “Whether shopping for the ideal gift or picking one up for yourself, the Nintendo Switch family of systems provides options that fit every play style.”
In addition to hardware, Nintendo Switch software also sold well over Thanksgiving week. In only a few weeks since launch, the Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield games have now sold a combined total of more than 3M in the Americas. Other Nintendo Switch games also passed new life-to-date sales milestones in the Americas, including Mario Kart 8 Deluxe at 8.5M, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate at 8mm, Super Mario Odyssey at 6.5M and New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe at 1.5M.
You can compare Nintendo’s current games and bundles right here on the company’s official Amazon page.
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