Nintendo has launched Switch gross sales figures for the month of December forward of tonight’s NPD report.
Switch was the highest promoting console for the month of December 2017, shifting 1.5 million models.
Nintendo mentioned within the launch since Switch launched 10 months in the past, it has offered over four.eight million models, making it “the fastest-selling home console in US history.”
3DS methods has an amazing month as properly. All three variations of the moved over 750,000 models mixed, making it the best December for 3DS since 2014.
The December 2017 figures additionally confirmed a 27% increase in 3DS sales year-over-year, ensuing within the Nintendo 3DS household of methods promoting 21 million models life-to-date within the US alone.
Combined gross sales of Nintendo Switch, Nintendo 3DS and the Super NES Classic Edition system had been over 2.6 million models, the latter of which accounted for greater than half of all offered in the course of the 5 weeks of December 2017.
Six Switch video games additionally completed within the high 20 on the December software program charts.
These titles had been: Super Mario Odyssey in third; Mario Kart eight Deluxe in fourth; The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild at got here in ninth; and Splatoon 2 at quantity 16.
Additionally, Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon for Nintendo 3DS completed in 13th and 14th place, respectively.
As traditional, bodily gross sales of video games had been offered by the NPD Group, so any information concerning digital downloads or bodily and digital life-to-date numbers Nintendo’s inside gross sales figures.
Last week, Microsoft revealed Xbox One was the second best-selling console for the month of December, and PlayStation four was the third bets-selling console.
We anticipate extra data from the NPD report this night, however since Microsoft stopped reporting Xbox gross sales figures way back, don’t depend on any unit gross sales to be offered by the corporate.