Switch Console Breaks Nintendo's Black Friday Weekend Record


Nintendo expects 20 million units sold for the Switch for the current fiscal year, which ends in March 2019.

When Nintendo Australia announced a Super Mario Party + Joy-Con Bundle for "Black Friday" at the price of $149, we thought it was a pretty good deal.

Nintendo Switch surpassed all previous Nintendo hardware sales records to become the best-selling console in the U.S. for the five-day period from Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday.

Over the five-day period from Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday this year, the Nintendo Switch set a record for best-selling Nintendo console in history over that period, and it had its best week ever in the United States. "Whether you're talking about Nintendo Switch, whether you're talking about Nintendo 2DS, we really do well with that gift-giving occasion".

Lifetime sales reached more than 8.2 million units.

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Nintendo's successful Switch platformer Super Mario Odyssey has now sold over 500,000 physical copies in the United Kingdom, becoming only the second Switch title to do so, following Nintendo's own Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.

Lifetime sales of the Switch in the USA have now passed 8.2 million units while the NES Classic Edition and SNES Classic Edition have surpassed 2.0 million and 2.5 million units sold, respectively. Ultimate game, launching on December 7. Nintendo announced Super Smash Bros.

The total installed base for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems has hit 22 million. Brawl for the Wii sold 13.29 million units, according to Nintendo. It'll be interesting to see how many units are sold when the game finally releases and if it'll come close to the top-sellers in the months to come.

Lifetime combined sales of Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon crossed 2.2 million.