The Nintendo Switch has snapped up the title of the fastest-selling console of the current hardware generation, according to a report from Business Wire. Ultimate for Switch, so it's the flawless time for PDP to launch a line of wired fight pads styled after some of Nintendo's most recognizable characters.
The NPD Group on Tuesday also revealed that the Switch has become the fastest-selling console of this hardware generation. This is the fastest selling Switch game and the fastest selling Super Smash Bros. game throughout the history of the franchise.
Nintendo today revealed the Switch has now sold over 8.7 million units at the 21-month mark in the United States, more than both the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One did when they were the same "age". They've grown 105% over 2017. Total European sales over the game's first three days were nearly 30% higher than Mario Kart Wii, which went on to ship more than 37 million copies worldwide.
"We are thrilled to see such a strong reaction from consumers in the second holiday season for Nintendo Switch", said Doug Bowser, Nintendo of America's Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing.More news: Mulvaney to be acting WH Chief of Staff
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The company's website hasn't updated global sales for the Nintendo Switch nor the system's top-selling software since September.
No mention was made of the Switch Online service, which launched in September and is required to play Super Smash Bros.