REDMOND, Wash .– (BUSINESS WIRE) –Nintendo
Switch set two new Thanksgiving records at Cyber Monday: it
has become the most sold Nintendo console in American history for this
five-day period, exceeding even sales of Wii systems. Nintendo Switch too
had its best-selling week in the United States. In fact, according to
Adobe Analytics, Nintendo Switch was among the most purchased items
online on Thanksgiving Day and the best-selling video game
product online for the Black Friday-Cyber Monday period.
Strong demand prompted buyers to buy more than $ 250 million
Nintendo Thanksgiving products at Cyber Monday, according to
Nintendo's internal sales figures, demonstrating that Nintendo has
something for everyone in this holiday season. This total sales of accounts
for video game systems like Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo
3DS family of systems, retro systems such as Nintendo
Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition and Great
Nintendo Entertainment System: Super NES Classic Edition, as good as
all games and accessories produced by Nintendo. Total sales of US equipment
for Thanksgiving by Cyber Monday rose 45 percent on the same
period in 2017.
And that does not even take into account that one of the most anticipated
The video gaming events of the year are yet to come: the launch of the Great
Smash Bros. Ultimate As previously announced, the game has
become not only the best-selling Nintendo Switch game of all time, but
also the most pre-sold Super Smash Bros. game never in the series.
Unless otherwise noted, the following Nintendo data is November 22nd.
as of November 26, and is specific to the United States only:
Nintendo Switch hardware sales increased 115% over the same
period in 2017.
Lifetime sales of Nintendo Switch, which enters only in its second
holiday season, have reached more than 8.2 million units.
Sales of proprietary games, including digital downloads, in mind 1
22-26 November, exceeding the 2017 totals by 78%.
Mario Party has exceeded 1 million units sold in the United States,
become the best-selling game in the Mario Party series and
the first Nintendo Switch game sold in the United States for a fifth million
alone, joining the
Legend of Zelda: Breath of Nature, Mario
Kart 8 Deluxe, Great
Mario Odyssey and Splatoon
Thanks in part to the strong Thanksgiving sales at Cyber Monday, the total
The installed base for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems has reached 22
Classic game systems
Also helped by strong sales from November 22 to 26, the Super Nintendo
Entertainment system: Super NES Classic Edition outperformed
lifetime sales of 2.5 million.
And the Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition System
exceeded lifetime sales of 2 million.
Remember that Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems
controls that allow adults to manage content that their kids can
access. For more information on other features, visit https://www.nintendo.com/switch/
About Nintendo: The world pioneer of the creation of
interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan,
manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Nintendo switch™
system and the Nintendo 3DS™ family of portable systems.
Since 1983, the year of the launch of the Nintendo Entertainment System™,
Nintendo has sold more than 4.6 billion video games and more than 730
million hardware units around the world including Nintendo Switch and the
The Nintendo 3DS family of systems, as well as the Game Boy™,
Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS™ family of systems, Super NES™,
Nintendo 64™, Nintendo GameCube™Wii™
and Wii U™ systems. He also created industry icons that
have become well known, familiar names, such as Mario, Donkey Kong,
Metroid, Zelda and Pokémon. A wholly-owned subsidiary, Nintendo of
America Inc., based in Redmond, Washington, serves as the headquarters for
Nintendo Operations in the Americas. For more information on
Nintendo, please visit the company's website at https://www.nintendo.com.
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