Switch is the fastest-selling home game system in United States history
05 January, 2018, 13:57 | Author: Brenda Erickson
The Nintendo Switch on display at a pop-up display room in Madison Square Park, New York, March 2017.
The new console became the fastest-selling video game system in Nintendo's history and was hard to find for months after the launch.
A tablet screen flanked by two detachable controllers and accompanied by a separate TV dock, the Switch replaced the underperforming Wii U and is a potential successor to the smash hit 3DS handheld. It was followed closely by The Legend of Zelda: Breath of Wild (owned by 55% of Switch owners/2.6 million copies), Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (owned by 50% of Switch owners/2.4 million copies), and Splatoon 2 (owned by 20% of Switch owners/almost a million copies).
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Now, with some 4.8 million sales in the USA alone, the Switch has surpassed 10-month sales records set by the previous record holder, the Wii, which managed 4 million units over the same time period. The previous record holder was the Nintendo Wii at 4 million units, in the same duration.
As you might expect, the president and COO of Nintendo of America, Reggie Fils-Aimé, was more than happy to chime in on today's announcement. Bethesda-published games like The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and DOOM showed early on that it was possible to have graphically intensive games on the system (with some downsampling), and indie gems like Stardew Valley are finding a comfortable home on the Switch as well. However, for deeper and more compelling experiences it's hard to beat the types of control options you get on the Switch - and the competition, mainly the Microsoft Xbox and Sony PS4.
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