Nintendo Switch Achieves Its Best Week of Sales Ever in the U.S.

Nintendo Switch Achieves Its Best Week of Sales Ever in the U.S.

Nintendo Switch Sold More Than 830,000 Units Over Thanksgiving Week REDMOND, Wash., Dec. 4, 2019 – Over Thanksgiving week (Nov. 24 to Nov. 30), the Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch Lite systems sold a combined total of more than 830,000 units in the U.S., according to internal data. This ranks as the single best week of U.S. sales in Nintendo Switch history. These results were bolstered in part by the recently introduced Nintendo Switch Lite system and a variety of Black Friday offers, such as a Nintendo Switch bundle that included a full game download of the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe game at no additional charge. Total sales of Nintendo Switch in the Americas have reached 17.5 million units. Additionally, Cyber Monday broke records as well, becoming the best one yet for Nintendo Switch. “Holiday shoppers see the value of Nintendo Switch, which offers a vast library of games for every type of player,” said Nick […]

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Nintendo Switch Sales Surpass 15 Million in North America

Nintendo Switch is the Best-Selling U.S. Video Game Console for 10 Months in a Row REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 17, 2019 – The Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch Lite systems have combined to sell over 15 million units in North America since the launch of the flagship Nintendo Switch system in March 2017, according to internal data from Nintendo. Through September, Nintendo Switch sales in North America were up more than 20% year to date. In the U.S. alone, Nintendo Switch has been the best-selling video game console for 10 months in a row, according to the NPD Group, which tracks video game sales in the United States. “As we enter our third holiday season, Nintendo Switch is creating smiles and enjoying broad appeal, with more than 15 million consumers across North America playing their favorite games whenever and wherever they like,” said Nintendo of America President Doug Bowser. “And this holiday, we are […]

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Nintendo Download, Aug. 8, 2019: Pillars of Eternity Comes to Nintendo Switch

In addition to video games available at retail stores, Nintendo also offers a variety of content that people can download directly to their systems. Nintendo adds new games weekly to Nintendo eShop, which offers a variety of options for the Nintendo Switch console, the Wii U console and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems. Nintendo eShop is a cash-based service that features a wide variety of content, including new and classic games, applications and demos. Users can add money to their account balances by using a credit card or purchasing a Nintendo eShop Card at a retail store and entering the code from the card. All funds from one card must be loaded in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch, Wii U or the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, but can be used in any Nintendo eShop if the systems are linked to a single Nintendo Account. Customers in the U.S. […]

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Switch eShop charts Ending June 29th 2019

Switch eShop charts Ending June 29th 2019

One again its time to see which games did well and which need to try harder.. This week’s Switch US eShop charts are as follows: All Games 1. NBA 2K19 2. Cadence of Hyrule 3. Super Mario Maker 2 4. Crypt of the NecroDancer 5. Hollow Knight 6. My Friend Pedro 7. Cuphead 8. Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled 9. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe 10. Stardew Valley 11. Minecraft 12. Timberman VS 13. Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night 14. Final Fantasy VII 15. Super Mario Odyssey 16. Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 17. Zelda: Breath of the Wild 18. Super Mario Maker 2 + Nintendo Switch Online Bundle 19. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate 20. Little Nightmares 21. Robonauts 22. Overcooked 2 23. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim 24. Rocket League 25. SEGA Ages Sonic the Hedgehog 26. Geki Yaba RUnner Anniversary Edition 27. Unravel Two 28. Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle 29. […]

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Nintendo eShop EU – December 2018 Top 15 Sold

Nintendo eShop EU – December 2018 Top 15 Sold

Lots of deals characterized the EU eShop the past few weeks and that was well reflected in the current charts for the Month of December 2018. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate took the monthly chart by storm, debuting right at the top… However, several titles featuring in the Top 10 had some unexpected appearances including Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle, returning at 2nd thanks to great discounts during the Holidays. Also positively influenced by Christmas-themed deals is Crypt of the NecroDancer returning to life at 4th, right above Mario Kart 8 Deluxe in at 5th, while Octopath Traveler showed that the sword is still unbending at 8th. Crash Bandicoot: N.Sane Trilogy closes out the Top 10 while Gris, Nomada Studio’s breathtakingly beautiful experience, debuts at 6th. 01. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo) {2018.12.07} 02. Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle (Ubisoft) {2017.08.29} 03. Super Mario Party (Nintendo) {2018.10.05} 04. Crypt of the NecroDancer: Nintendo Switch Edition (Brace […]

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Most Downloaded Games of 2018 on the US eShop

Most Downloaded Games of 2018 on the US eShop

Nintendo of America recently published a list of the “best-selling games on the Nintendo Switch system released in 2018” as they say, while detailing it’s based on the top downloads on Nintendo eShop and Nintendo.com of “full titles released in 2018”. So, let’s take a look at the yearly ranking for the Americas! The chart is based on the amount of downloads each title generated with no distinction between paid items and free-to-play titles, as Fortnite shows up at the top, followed by the surprising Fallout Shelter at 2nd and Paladins at 3rd. Other f2p games appearing in the Top 10 include Warframe (5th) and Arena of Valor (6th). In paid titles, we have Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as the one charting the highest, at 4th, in spite of its release less than one month ago, followed by Minecraft (7th) and Team Cherry’s masterpiece Hollow Knight (8th); the latter is also […]

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Nintendo Switch sales

Nintendo Switch is the Fastest-Selling Video Game System of this Generation

Nintendo Switch Maintains Strong Momentum Into Its Second Holiday Season REDMOND, Wash., Dec. 18, 2018 – Nintendo Switch has become the fastest-selling video game system of this hardware generation through 21 months, according to The NPD Group, which tracks video game sales in the United States. From its launch in March 2017 through November 2018, Nintendo Switch has sold more than 8.7 million units, outpacing U.S. sales of all other current-generation systems at the same point in their life cycles. Nintendo is also the overall top-selling U.S. software publisher so far for 2018, according to NPD data through November. This performance should receive an additional boost from the December release of the Super Smash Bros. Ultimategame, which has become not only the fastest-selling Nintendo Switch game of all time, but also the fastest-selling game in the Super Smash Bros. series, with U.S. sales of over 3 million units in just 11 days, according to Nintendo’s […]

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Ranking of Best Gamecube Games

RAVE Reviews Releases Ranking of Best Gamecube Games

EUGENE, Ore., Dec. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – RAVE Reviews, the innovative site that publishes entertaining rankings based on advanced data-driven analysis, has published its ranking of the “Best Gamecube Games,” available at https://www.ravereviews.org/entertainment/best-gamecube-games/. It’s an exciting time to be alive and engaged in the gaming community. Technology is always advancing and is now showing its force in the video game industry, especially in VR. But even with advancing technology, groundbreaking game development, and stunning advancements in graphics, deciding which game to play can be a challenge. You get bored of your go-to first person shooter, or grow weary of your adventures in a massive role playing game. If you are stuck in a gaming rut and feel like you have nothing to play, go pick up a used Gamecube system and try out a few of the oldies but goodies. “We published this article to remind people that the newest games aren’t always […]

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NPD Group: Total Industry Consumer Spending on Video Games in U.S. Increases 24 Percent to $9.1 Billion in the Third Quarter of 2018

Third quarter U.S. sales for total video games industry PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., Nov. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ – According to the Q3 2018 Games Market Dynamics: U.S.* report from leading global information company The NPD Group, overall total industry consumer spending on video gaming in the U.S. reached $9.1 billion in the third quarter of 2018 (July-Sept.), an increase of 24 percent compared to the same time period last year. Video game content sales increased 25 percent to $7.9 billion. All content categories, which include full-game, DLC/MTX, subscriptions, and mobile saw increases, with mobile games and digital content for console and portable platforms experiencing the most growth. The software titles having the most positive impact on dollar sales in the first half of the year include (listed alphabetically) Candy Crush Saga, Fortnite, Madden NFL 19, Marvel’s Spider-Man and NBA 2K19. Hardware sales grew 11 percent in the quarter to $737 million, led by Xbox One, PS4 and […]

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Nintendo Hits Big Milestones from Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday

U.S. Nintendo Sales Top $250 Million During the Five-Day Period REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 28, 2018 – Nintendo Switch set two new records from Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday: It became the best-selling Nintendo console in U.S. history for that five-day period, surpassing even Wii system sales. Nintendo Switch also had its best-selling week ever in the United States. In fact, according to Adobe Analytics, Nintendo Switch was among the most-purchased items online on Thanksgiving Day and the overall top-selling video game product online for the Black Friday-Cyber Monday time period. Strong demand resulted in shoppers buying more than $250 million in Nintendo products from Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday, according to Nintendo’s internal sales figures, demonstrating that Nintendo has something for everyone this holiday season. That sales total accounts for video game systems like Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, retro systems like Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition and Super Nintendo Entertainment System: Super NES […]

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