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Nintendo Switch becomes fastest-selling current generation console in US

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate becomes the console's fastest selling game

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Nintendo has announced that the Switch console has become the fastest-selling video game system of this hardware generation through 21 months in U.S., according to The NPD Group.

From its launch in March 2017 through November 2018, Nintendo Switch has sold more than 8.7 million units, outpacing U.S. sales of all other current-generation systems at the same point in their life cycles.

Nintendo is also the overall top-selling U.S. software publisher so far for 2018, according to NPD data through November.

Nintendo hardware unit and dollar sales for 2018 are at their highest annual totals since 2011, and eShop sales have grown 105 percent over 2017. Evergreen Nintendo Switch games have set new milestones, with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe selling over 4 million and 5 million units, respectively. Super Mario Odyssey has sold over 4.7 million units.

More recently, Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! together sold a total 2 million units, and Super Mario Party is at 1.4 million.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game has become not only the fastest-selling Nintendo Switch game of all time, but also the fastest-selling game in the Super Smash Bros. series, with U.S. sales of over 3 million units in just 11 days, according to Nintendo’s internal sales data.

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