Nintendo Switch Dream Run Continues, Becomes Fastest Selling Gaming System In US History


Nintendo is breaking all sorts of records in the gaming platform division with the launch of their latest hybrid console, Nintendo Switch. It has been almost 10 months since its launch and the sales of the console are still pretty good. Now, Nintendo has just announced the accomplishment of their latest milestone on their website.

Nintendo Switch - Becomes Best Selling Home Console In The US

According to their internal sales figures, they have sold over 4.8 million units in the US, starting from the launch date. Which makes it the fastest selling console in the US, which hit 4.8 million mark in just 10 months. The previous record holder was the Nintendo Wii at 4 million units, in the same duration.

According to their analysis,

  • 60% Users own Super Mario Odyssey.
  • 55% users own Zelda: Breath of the Wild.
  • 50% users own Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.
  • 20% Users own Splatoon 2.

“Fans across the country have experienced the joy of playing their favorite games at home or on the go,” said Reggie Fils-Aime, Nintendo of America’s President and COO. “Now that many more people have received Nintendo Switch systems for the holidays, we look forward to bringing them fun new surprises in 2018 and beyond.”