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access_time October 17, 2019 at 5:03 PM in News by David Poole

Nintendo Switch Surpasses 15 Million Sales in North America!

Nintendo today announced that the Nintendo Switch family (including Nintendo Switch Lite) have surpassed 15 Million sales in North America. Since it’s launch in March 2017, the Nintendo Switch has been breaking records all over. It was even the best selling console 10 months in a row according to NPD.

“As we enter our third holiday season, Nintendo Switch is creating smiles and enjoying broad appeal, with more than 15 million consumers across North America playing their favorite games whenever and wherever they like,” says Nintendo of America President Doug Bowser. “And this holiday, we are bringing Nintendo Switch owners even more fresh and unique entertainment experiences, like Ring Fit Adventure, Luigi’s Mansion 3, Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield, and Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games: Tokyo 2020, adding to the system’s large and diverse library of games.”

Nintendo also noted that 14 titles have passed the 1 Million mark in sales. Four of which have sold more than 6 Million copies. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Super Mario Odyssey, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate have shattered records. They’re the fastest selling entries in their respective franchises. Games like Minecraft, Fortnite, and even Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle have also sold exceptionally well. Nintendo expects sales to continue to improve based on strong recent titles like Fire Emblem: Three Houses, Super Mario Maker 2, Astral Chain, and The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening. With titles like Luigi’s Mansion 3 and Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield releasing soon, it’ll prove to be popular this holiday season.

Are you one of the many Nintendo Switch owners? Are you looking forward to the games in their holiday lineup? Let us know in the comments below!


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