It was also noted that according to Adobe Analytics, it was the top-selling video game product and one of the most-purchased items online overall during the five-day period. Sales of first-party Switch titles - including digital downloads - topped 1 million units during the same period, rising by 78 percent year-over-year. Consumer spent more than $250 million on Nintendo products this sale season, crowning Nintendo Switch to have a best-selling week in the States.
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. The 3DS has now sold 22 million units in North America, the NES Classic has sold 2 million, and the SNES Classic has sold 2.5 million.
Switch sales were up 115%, the company said, putting the life to date sales number at 8.2 million.
It's no secret that the holiday season is a big time for everyone in the gaming industry, with Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo offering huge deals on each of their consoles. Right now the eShop has a sale on games, one that ends on November 28, so the bonus credit offers a great way to pick up a new game for the new system.
Nintendo Switch has successfully sold over 8.2 million units since its March 2017 launch.
One of Amazon's Cyber Monday sales includes a selection of PC components, accessories, and even laptops and pre-built desktops all down to low prices.
Lifetime combined sales of Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon crossed 2.2 million.