This week thanks to Black Friday sales the Nintendo Switch sold 830,000 units! That’s wild nearly 1 million units sold in one-week. The sales are combined between the original Nintendo Switch and the new Switch Lite.
A few new games also released which helped out sales as well. The games that garnered the biggest attention where Pokemon Sword and Shield (3 m
In total the switch has sold 17.5 million units in the U.S. alone and 41 million units around the globe.
Doug Bowser (Really how ironic) the president of Nintendo of America had this to say to The Verge.
“It’s not only raised the sell through for the overall family, but importantly it did so without any negative impact on our flagship system. Said another way, Nintendo Switch Lite sales have been additive to the overall Switch business.”
Nintendo just announced a partnership with Tencent, with that agreement Switch will now launch in China on December 10, which will bolster sales even more in the near future.
IMUer’s and gamers out there what do you think of the new Nintendo console do you have one or will you be getting one this holiday season let us know in the comments section below.
(Cover photo courtesy of Polygon, video courtesy of YouTube and Player Essence, source The Verge)