The Nintendo Switch has formally set a brand new, extremely spectacular gross sales document. According to information from the NPD Group that was simply launched within the final week, Nintendo’s newest and best console was the best-selling console within the United States as soon as once more. Thanks to the most recent numbers, that implies that it has formally been the best-selling console within the United States for the previous 22 months, setting a brand new document.
Previously, the document was held by the Xbox 360. It was the best-selling console for 21 months whole from August 2011 to April 2013. While this little tidbit wasn’t initially picked up and promoted by the NPD Group itself, NPD Group video game trade analyst Mat Piscatella confirmed as a lot after it began making the rounds on-line.
Guess I shoulda caught this. https://t.co/e78VB10awu
— Mat Piscatella (@MatPiscatella) October 16, 2020
That stated, there’s a robust chance that the Nintendo Switch would not really proceed this sizzling streak for for much longer — if in any respect — because of each PlayStation and Xbox releasing their next-gen consoles in November. The PlayStation 5 is ready to launch on November 12th within the United States and each the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S will launch on November 10th. It appears honest to imagine that these will take up a big chunk of market share through the coming months.
The Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch Lite, the 2 official fashions of the console, are presently accessible wherever such issues are offered, assuming you’ll be able to find either of them in stock. Rumors and experiences persist of a new Nintendo Switch model tentatively set to launch subsequent yr. You can try all of our previous coverage of Nintendo right here.
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