According to Nintendo of America, they sold over $250 million worth of gaming goodies over the Thanksgiving weekend, with the Nintendo Switch being the overall top-selling video game product online during the 5-day period.
The Nintendo Switch saw a bit of a boost over the Black Friday weekend, thanks to a new bundle that includes Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, along with deals on other various games. The Nintendo Switch became the best-selling Nintendo console in United States history for those five days, even surpassing the Wii, and the system also had its best-selling week ever in the US.
Nintendo's guidance calls for Switch sales to hit 20 million by the end of its fiscal year, a number some analysts are skeptical it will hit.
Meanwhile, the 3DS, NES Classic, and SNES Classic continue to generate a steady stream of cash for Nintendo.
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Nintendo Switch has successfully sold over 8.2 million units since its March 2017 launch.
The 3DS also chipped in with "strong" holiday sales, and the dedicated handheld now has an install base of 22 million consoles in the USA alone. To check out the Nintendo Holiday Gift Guide and see what Nintendo has to offer this holiday season, visit https://happyholidays.nintendo.com/.
Additionally, after 12 months of availability, lifetime combined sales of the Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon games crossed 2.2 million.
Cyber Monday is full of surprises in 2018, and we just happened upon one that every Nintendo Switch owner should definitely take advantage of.