Americans Spend $250 Million In Nintendo Products From Thanksgiving Through Cyber Monday

Posted: Nov 28 2018, 7:22am CST | by , in News | Cyber Monday 2018

 

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Americans Spend $250 million in Nintendo products from Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday

Nintendo sets new sales record in Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales.

The Nintendo Switch set two new records from Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday 2018 announced Nintendo. The Switch 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.

Shoppers have been 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 Classic Edition, as well as all Nintendo-produced games and accessories. Total U.S. hardware sales for Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday increased 45 percent over the same period in 2017.

Unless otherwise noted, the following data from Nintendo covers Nov. 22 to Nov. 26, and is specific to the U.S. only:

Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch hardware sales grew 115 percent compared to the same period in 2017.

Lifetime sales of Nintendo Switch, which is entering only its second holiday season, have reached more than 8.2 million units.

Sales of first-party games, including digital downloads, topped 1 million units Nov. 22-26, beating 2017’s totals by 78 percent.

Nintendo Switch games Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! have hit combined U.S. sales of more than 1.5 million units since their Nov. 16 launch.

Amazon continues to offer new Cyber deals each day this week until the Amazon Cyber Week ends on Saturday, December 1. The special Switch bundle for Black Friday and Cyber Monday has sold out.

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In the Top 20 Holiday Toys 2018, you find which Holiday toys to buy now. See also Amazon's Top 100 Holiday 2018 toys list and the top 50 trending Holiday toys 2018 according to eBay.

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