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Nintendo’s Switch dominates USA console sales ahead of PlayStation/Xbox launches

Switch sold 735926 units in the US in October 2020, marking second-highest October sales of a game console ever Nintendo Switch sold over 730,000 units last month, marking its best October since launch
Melba Vasquez | 14 November, 2020, 16:46

That's up 136% compared to the same month previous year, and the second highest October sales for any gaming console besides the Nintendo Wii, which sold 807,000 units in 2008. The bundle will be available starting on November 22 at a suggested retail price of $299.99.

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Another banner month month for Nintendo hardware sales, per the latest figures from NPD. These numbers shared by NPD include both Nintendo Switch, that launched in 2017, and Nintendo Switch Lite, that launched past year.

Switch and Switch Lite sold 735,926 units in the United States in October 2020, outperforming its October 2019 sales by 136 percent, Nintendo announced citing numbers provided by NPD.

Nintendo's big Black Friday offering will be a Mario Kart 8 Deluxe bundle, featuring the console and a code for the game at the standard MSRP of $299.99. According to internal Nintendo data that the company shared, Nintendo Switch has sold-in more than 63M units worldwide. Retail Egg earns commissions from purchases made using the links provided. The Nintendo Switch has kept right on trucking, however, with Nintendo of America saying Thursday that the Switch family of systems had its strongest October ever since the console's 2017 debut.

Nintendo Switch now holds a 23-month streak as the most purchased console in the United States, a record that is in jeopardy given the launch of the PS5 and Xbox Series X/S hardware in recent days. Animal Crossing: New Horizons, which has now sold 26.04 million copies in just six months.

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