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.

[infobox style=’success’ static=’1′]Source: Press Release[/infobox]

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Casey Scheld has more than 15 years of experience in the gaming industry as a community manager, social media director, event specialist, and (of course) gaming editor. He has previously worked with gaming start-ups like Raptr, publishers like Konami, and roller derby girls at PAX West (check out Jam City Rollergirls)! Gamers Heroes is a passion project for him, giving him a chance to tap into the underground side of gaming. He is all too eager to give these lesser-known heroes of the indie space the attention they so rightly deserve, seeking out the next gem and sharing it with the world. Previously making appearances at events like CES, GDC, and (the late) E3, he is all too happy to seek out the next big thing. For those that want to talk shop, send over a tip, or get an easy win in a fighting game of their choosing, be sure to check out his social media channels below.

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