8.7 million devices since release.
According to the research firm The NPD Group, by November, Nintendo also became the leader among US publishing houses in 2018.
This company score will be even better in the course of December, as Nintendo released Super Smash Bros at the beginning of the month. Ultimate. The game has become the fastest selling title in its series, and for Switch in general. According to Nintendo, in 11 days, sales in the United States reached 3 million copies.
In addition, Nintendo reported on other indicators in the US for 2018.
- Sales of the company’s devices in the amount and amount of earnings were the highest since 2011.
- Sales in the eShop store compared with 2017 increased by 105%.
- Sales of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild reached 4 million copies, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – 5 million copies, and Super Mario Odyssey – 4.7 million copies.
- Pokémon total sales: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! in the country reached 2 million copies.
In late November, analyst firm Analytics Analytics predicted that in 2019 Nintendo would overtake Sony and become the leader in the console market. If this happens, it will be the first such case since 2009