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Nintendo Hits Big Milestones from Thanksgiving to Cyber ​​Monday



REDMOND, Wash .– (BUSINESS WIRE) –Nintendo
      Switch
set two new records from Thanksgiving to Cyber ​​Monday: It
      became the best-selling Nintendo console in the US history for that
      five-day period, surpassing even Wii sales system. Nintendo Switch also
      had its best-selling week ever in the United States. In fact, according
      it's 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.

Strong demand resulted in buyers 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 such as 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.

And that does not even take into account that one of the most anticipated
      video game events of the year is still to come: the Dec. 7 launch of the Super
      Smash Bros. Ultimate
game. As previously announced, the game has
      not only the most pre-sold Nintendo Switch game of all time, but
      also the most pre-sold Super Smash Bros. game ever in the series.

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 3DS

  • Thanks in part to the Thanksgiving to Cyber ​​Monday sales, the total
            installed base for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems has hit 22
            million.

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

Classic Gaming Systems

  • Also aided by strong Nov. 22-26 sales, the Super Nintendo
            Entertainment System: Super NES Classic Edition system surpassed
            lifetime sales of 2.5 million.

  • And the Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition system
            surpassed lifetime sales of 2 million.

Remember the Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems
      feature parental
      controls
that adults can manage the content their children can
      access. For more information on other features, visit https://www.nintendo.com/switch/
      or https://www.nintendo.com/3ds.

About Nintendo: The world's pioneer in the creation of
      interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan,
      manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Nintendo Switch
system and the Nintendo 3DS family of portable systems.
      Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System,
      Nintendo has sold more than 4.6 billion video games and more than 730
      million hardware units globally, including Nintendo Switch and the
      Nintendo 3DS family of systems, as well as the Game Boy,
      Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS family of systems, Super NES,
      Nintendo 64, Nintendo GameCube, Wii
and Wii U systems. It has also created industry icons that
      have become well-known, household names such as Mario, Donkey Kong,
      Metroid, Zelda and Pokémon. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of
      America Inc., based in Redmond, Wash., Serves as headquarters for
      Nintendo's operations in the Americas. For more information about
      Nintendo, please visit the company's website at https://www.nintendo.com.

Note to editors: Nintendo press materials are available at https://press.nintendo.com/,
      and a password-protected site. To get a login, please register on
      site.


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