Published: Fri, January 05, 2018
Research | By Derrick Holloway

Nintendo Switch is now the fastest-selling game console in USA history

Nintendo Switch is now the fastest-selling game console in USA history

In the 1 months since the Switch launched it has sold 4.8 million units in the United States, surpassing the original Wii system which sold more than 4 million in the same timeframe.

"This year, Nintendo Switch owners can look forward to Nintendo-published games like Kirby Star Allies, Bayonetta, Bayonetta 2 and a new game starring Yoshi". Not many stores have cut prices on the Switch itself - at least not by more than £10 - but keep an eye out for good bundles, which offer the console alongside a game or extra accessories.

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The Switch, Nintendo's seventh console, was a crucial launch for the company following disappointing Wii U sales compared to competing devices like the Xbox One and Playstation 4. What's more is that Nintendo says that they sell every Switch at a profit, so the company's Q3 results should be pretty interesting.

Meanwhile, Sony is yet to release North American holiday sales figures for the PlayStation 4, which sold 14.4 million units worldwide over its first year of availability.

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For people who already own Switches, you'll find some discounts on individual games, too. Nintendo Switch sales in 2018 are forecasted around 20 million units bringing the level to 37 million by April of next year.

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