Switch stars as Nintendo hits big holiday milestones in the U.S.

Noel Cummings
November 29, 2018

Not just Pokemon, Super Mario Party hit a lifetime milestone of 1 million unit sold to become the fastest selling game in the Mario Party series and the fifth million-selling first-party Switch game in the U.S. alone.

The thanksgiving weekend, also known as black Friday, cyber Monday and the two days in between, is a huge moneymaking period for every company, even though the prices of products are slashed by so much (a fact which serves to underscore just how absurd many mark-up prices are). As far as lifetime sales are concerned, the Switch has reached more than 8.2 million sales since its launch previous year.

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Combined sales of Pokemon: Let's Go, Pikachu and Pokemon: Let's Go, Eevee stand at 1.5 million units since releasing November 16. To check out the Nintendo Holiday Gift Guide and see what Nintendo has to offer this holiday season, visit https://happyholidays.nintendo.com/. That includes Switch, 3DS products, the NES and Super NES Classic systems, and accessories and games.

Meanwhile, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, which initially came out back in March 2017 alongside the Switch hardware itself, also perked up, finding a 38th place spot on the charts and increasing 111 percent.

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Cyber Monday 2018 has arrived with fresh online sales on this year's hottest toys and electronics, with discounts on everything from a new iPhone to a 4K TV and more.

Additionally, after 12 months of availability, lifetime combined sales of the Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon games crossed 2.2 million.

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