This Is The Most Popular Nintendo Switch Accessory

Posted: May 19 2017, 4:28am CDT | by , in News | Technology News

This is the Most Popular Nintendo Switch Accessory

Nintendo Switch owners are most concerned about protecting the screen of their new console.

Stores cannot keep the Nintendo Switch on shelves. The demand for the Nintendo Switch is outstripping the supply. Nintendo sold 280,000 Nintendo Switch consoles in April, making it top the video game hardware charts for the second month in a row. If Nintendo would be able to satisfy demand, the sales numbers would be considerably higher.

Nintendo has already launched a massive line-up of accessories for the Nintendo Switch. Many new accessories will launch this summer. The most popular Nintendo Switch accessory is not offered by Nintendo. The Tempered Glass Screen Protector for Nintendo Switch from amFilm outsells all Nintendo accessories on

The Nintendo Switch screen is just plastic. It can get scratched rather easily. This is why so many owners get a screen protector. Nintendo could have given the Switch a glass screen from the start. Now owners have to get a glass screen as accessory and go through the trouble installing it.

The amFlim Switch screen protector is 0.3mm thing and features a surface hardness of 9H. The surface is topped with oleophobic coating to reduce fingerprints. The best way to install the screen on the Switch is in a steamy bathroom. This reduces the dust particles in the air. Wipe the Switch screen with a microfiber cloths. After applying the screen, let it settle for 24 hours. Make sure to read the instructions and take the time. There are some useful tips in the reviews of this screen protector.

The 2-pack amFilm Tempered Glass Screen Protector for Nintendo Switch is on sale for $8.99.

Walmart is expected to sell the Nintendo Switch again on Friday. The giant retailer is offering the Switch in flash sales on Fridays at 5pm ET. Download our new online stock tracker app The Tracker to get notified about new Nintendo Switch inventory.

ToysRUs restocks the Nintendo Switch Friday morning in stores around the nation. Lining up before the stores open is required.

Nintendo is ramping up the production for the Nintendo Switch, but has not disclosed what the current production capacity per month is. The only number the company made official is the production volume over the next 12 months. 10 million Switch consoles are planned to enter retail channels until end of April 2018.

The demand for the Nintendo Switch will spike during the Holiday Shopping season 2017. Nintendo will set aside a large part of the Switch production during the next months for November and December. This stock piling will keep the Nintendo Switch in short supply during the next 5 months.

As Nintendo coordinated new Switch console shipment with the launch of Mario Kart 8, we expect the company to do the same for the next major Switch game launches. This means the next big wave of new Switch consoles comes in mid-June for the release of ARMS.

There are also several new accessories coming on the market from Nintendo in the next weeks. See the full list of new Nintendo Switch accessories.

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