Switch is now the fastest-selling system in Nintendo's history

21 Avril, 2017, 20:35 | Author: Marc Bacque

The Nintendo Switch is selling fast and breaking records at Nintendo.

Nintendo said that it sold 906,000 Switch units in the United States alone for the month of March, GamesSpot says, which makes the Switch the fastest-selling console in Nintendo's history. The NPD Group reported the big sales number, and also said that the sales surge was accomplished in a non-traditional month for a console launch. NPD's data accounts only for US sales, but the current global estimate puts March Switch totals at 2.4 million consoles sold.

Nintendo of America has announced that the Nintendo Switch has become the fastest-selling video game system in its history. However, it still has a long way to go to break the record of its sibling console, the original Wii, which sold more than 100 million units. Roughly 460,000 copies of the Wii U version of the game were sold in March, and the Switch version sold an estimated 925,000 units.

That said, Breath of the Wild is the fastest selling Nintendo launch game of all time. According to a press release from Nintendo, the Switch is the company's fastest-selling console, and it sold over 906,000 units in March alone.

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It's great to see Nintendo is smashing barriers left and right, and this enormous influx of earnings will be re-invested into the company's operational cashflow to ensure more games, content, and experiences feed its new Switch platform.

Putting its sales side-by-side with the Wii U, the Wii U sold 890,000 units in the USA after 41 days. It even shows in Nintendo's marketing efforts for the Switch, promoting the console during this year's Super Bowl and hosting demo events across the country. To put this into perspective, the the Xbox One sold 2 million units in 18 days whereas Sony sold 2.1 million units within 14 days.

The analysts wrote in a April report this week: "Although the Nintendo Switch can be used as a handheld device, we think smaller children could struggle to use it comfortably in that format due to its size and weight".

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