Nintendo Switch was the top selling console in the US during April
More than 280,000 units sold in the States during the second month
Nintendo has announced that according to the NPD Group, which tracks video game sales in the United States, the Nintendo Switch system was the best-selling video game hardware in the month of April with more than 280,000 units sold.
The Mario Kart 8 Deluxe game was the top-selling video game in April with more than 460,000 physical units sold. With digital sales added, the total is more than 550,000 units. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe launched on April 28, which only accounts for two days’ worth of sales in the reporting period, which cut off on April 29.
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild also did well, coming in as the third-highest-selling video game in April. 1-2-Switch and digital-only game Snipperclips – Cut it out, together! also saw strong sales in April.
Nintendo will look to continue this momentum into the summer with a series of new games for Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS.