Nintendo Switch Fastest-Selling Home Video Game System Ever in U.S.

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Nintendo announced today that the Nintendo Switch is the fastest-selling home video game system in United States history.

In 10 months, the Nintendo Switch has sold more than 4.8 million units in the United States, according to Nintendo’s internal sales figures. According to Nintendo of America’s President and COO Reggie Fils-Aime:

[testimonials user=” email=” name=” position=” photo=”]“Fans across the country have experienced the joy of playing their favorite games at home or on the go. Now that many more people have received Nintendo Switch systems for the holidays, we look forward to bringing them fun new surprises in 2018 and beyond.”[/testimonials]

Adding to these figures, over 60 percent of Nintendo Switch owners have Super Mario Odyssey, and over 55 percent own The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. In addition, 50 percent of owners have Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and 20 percent own Splatoon 2.

Source: Press Release

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