NPD Group sales data


Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch Lite Sold a Combined 735,926 Units in the U.S. With growth of 136% when compared to the same month in 2019, the Nintendo Switch family of systems saw its strongest October sales yet, with more than 735,000 units sold between Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch Lite in the U.S. According to numbers provided by NPD Group, the October 2020 sales of Nintendo Switch are the second-highest October sales of any video game console in history, only outdone by the 807,000 units sold of the Wii system in October 2008. October continues a record-setting streak for Nintendo Switch as the best-selling video game console for 23 consecutive months – the most months in a row for any video game console since NPD Group started tracking sales numbers. To date, Nintendo Switch has sold more than 22.5 million units in the U.S., according to NPD. And according to internal Nintendo […]

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Nintendo Download, Nov. 12, 2020: Dance to Your Heart’s Content

Nintendo Download, Nov. 12, 2020: Dance to Your Heart’s Content

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. Nintendo Switch Online is […]

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The Darkside Detective: A Fumble in the Dark

The Darkside Detective Reveals Title for the Upcoming Sequel!

Publisher reveals sequel to be named The Darkside Detective: A Fumble in the Dark which contains 6 new cases Akupara Games announced its exciting partnership earlier in the year with Irish developer Spooky Doorway to bring their title The Darkside Detective: Season 2 to life in 2021 only to reveal yet another exciting detail during The Escapist Showcase – its official title – The Darkside Detective: A Fumble in the Dark. The reveal includes an exclusive case teaser of what users can expect for the upcoming spooky adventure game. The Darkside Detective is a serial point-and-click adventure where you are put in the shoes of Detective McQueen and his sidekick, Officer Patrick Dooley, investigating cases plaguing Twin Lakes and its colorful citizens. The Darkside Detective: A Fumble in the Dark continues to expand the Darkside Universe by adding an additional six cases full of loveable characters, old and new, wacky […]

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My Universe - Cooking Star Restaurant

The video game My Universe – Cooking Star Restaurant is now available!

Open the restaurant of your dreams now! Does everyone think of you as a master chef? Then you should be up to the challenge of opening your own restaurant! Get your frying pans out of the cupboard and put on your finest apron! The game My Universe – Cooking Star Restaurant launches today on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and PC/Mac. Here you are, about to open your recently revamped restaurant. As an ambitious and cooking-enthusiast chef, you will have to face many obstacles in the hope of becoming the “crème de la crème”! Attract clients thanks to original and delicious recipes that will exceed their expectations. Select the right dishes and keep interacting with your customers to quickly progress and get an increasing amount of food lovers into your restaurant. In order achieve this ultimate goal, you will have to take on as many challenges as possible! You will also […]

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Bridge Constructor: The Walking Dead

Bridge Constructor: The Walking Dead Official Reveals Gameplay Trailer and Release Date

Escape Hordes of Walkers in New Apocalyptic Puzzler from Headup and AMC on November 19th  Headup and AMC announced today that Bridge Constructor: The Walking Dead, the mashup nobody saw coming and the latest installment of the Bridge Constructor™ franchise, is planned for release on November 19th across all major systems, including the Xbox Series X, as well as PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android, PlayStation®4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch. A version for PS5 will follow soon after, cross-buy included! In addition, Headup released a gameplay trailer featuring never-before-seen footage, which can be viewed here: Or at About Bridge Constructor: The Walking Dead Prepare for the ultimate mashup experience! Bridge Constructor: The Walking Dead combines the legendary and challenging puzzle gameplay of Bridge Constructor™ with the post-apocalyptic universe of AMC’s The Walking Dead. Join a group of survivors as they fight against hordes of undead walkers and a hostile human community. Build bridges and other constructions through bleak […]

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Sam & Max Save the World Remastered

Sam & Max Save the World Remastered coming to Nintendo Switch and PC on December 2, preorder starts today

Skunkape Games, a small indie developer made up of former Telltale Games employees, will release a remastered version of Telltale’s first episodic series, Sam & Max Save the World, for Nintendo Switch and PC on December 2. The game can be preordered starting today. Originally released in 2006 and 2007 as Sam & Max Season One, this six-part adventure was widely considered the first successful episodic game. Skunkape acquired the rights after Telltale closed down in 2018. About Sam & Max Save the World Created by comic artist Steve Purcell, Sam and Max are a six-foot canine detective and a hyperkinetic rabbity-thing who dole out their own brand of comedic justice as the Freelance Police. In Sam & Max Save the World, the duo investigate a hypnosis plot that spins to global proportions to involve washed-up child stars, the media, the mafia, the US government, the internet, and the bright side […]

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Replica Makes an Unexpected Phone Call Today on Nintendo Switch

Debut Title in Award-Winning Trilogy Surprise Drops During Indie Live Expo II Replica, the award-winning political Orwellian pixel adventure from developer SOMI and publisher PLAYISM, begins its investigation today with a surprise release on the Nintendo Switch, as revealed during Indie Live Expo II. Replica brings the award-winning “Guilt” trilogy to the Nintendo Switch for the first time with a new interface for controllers and improved translations. The debut title in SOMI’s trilogy, Replica has seized more than 20 awards to date including the 2016 IndieCade Impact Award, an Honorable Mention for Excellence in Design at the 2017 Independent Games Festival, Grand Prix Winner at Taipei Game Show 2017, among many more. Peer into strangers’ private lives via the cell phone of a suspected terrorist. A tightly and controlling Homeland Security of a dystopian government restrains the wielder of a mysterious cell phone to an unknown location. Under coercion by this totalitarian authority, snoop into this device […]

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Bus Driver Simulator

Bus Driver Simulator to hit Nintendo Switch as early as on November 13th

Bus Driver Simulator game offers, among others, a high level of realism, buses from various countries and two faithfully reproduced cities (Cologne, Germany and Serpukhov, Russia). The version for Nintendo’s console also includes all existing DLCs known from PC. The simulator is based on Bus Driver Simulator 2019, created by the Russian studio KishMish Games. At the beginning of November this year, the title also appeared on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and is now heading to Nintendo Switch. The latter version is being prepared and published by Ultimate Games S.A. In Bus Driver Simulator, the players can try their hand at being a bus driver. The gameplay is about efficiently delivering passengers to their destinations according to a specific schedule, while complying with road regulations. The simulator offers both highly varied scenarios with strictly defined conditions and a possibility to build your career without such limitations. The developers have […]

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For Black Friday, Nintendo is bundling a Nintendo Switch system with a download code for the digital version of the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe game along with a three-month membership to Nintendo Switch Online 


Offers on Nintendo Switch and Games Provide Families a Variety of Ways To Play Together Over the Holidays The holidays are rolling closer, and this year families are looking for creative ways to connect and spend time together. For Black Friday, Nintendo is bundling a Nintendo Switch system with a download code for the digital version of the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe game along with a three-month membership to Nintendo Switch Online – the service that lets friends and families play compatible games together online – all in one package. At a suggested retail price of $299.99, this bundle represents a great value, delivering the ability to jump right into friendly Mario Kart 8 Deluxe races in person or online, right out of the box. This Nintendo Switch bundle will be available starting Nov. 22. Please check local retailers for availability and promotion timing details. For those looking to kick-start or expand their game libraries, several Nintendo […]

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Beat Me!

Beat Me! is coming to Xbox and Nintendo Switch on 13 Nov

Red Limb Studio was happy to announce that Beat Me! multiplayer party brawler will be available on Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and Nintendo Switch, 13 Nov 2020. “I’m glad that online and cross-platform support has been done, especially now during the pandemic. Because of that feature, we can meet and have fun with buddies without leaving the house. I’m sure that Beat Me! can bring a lot of joy to the whole families and friends at any age” says Franciszek Batko of Red Limb Studio “The game is now available on Steam, but we designed it with consoles in mind, so I’m really happy that on November 13 it will be available for Xbox and Nintendo Switch users.” Beat Me! is a physics-based multiplayer game for up to 6 players. Play with comical fantasy characters in a wide variety of fun and surprising environments. Challenge your friends locally or […]

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