What You Need to Know:
- Now here's some good news to wake up to right? According to NPD Group, who tracks video game sales in the US, the Nintendo Switch system sold more than 906,000 units in March. This makes Nintendo's Switch one of the fastest selling consoles of all time!
- The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild played a major role in that success, as the game sold over 1.3 million units which include both the Switch and Wii U versions. That means that Nintendo sold more of this game for Nintendo Switch than it sold Nintendo Switch systems, for an attach rate of more than 100 percent.
- In just over two weeks, the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe game will launch for Nintendo Switch on April 28 with more content than any other Mario Kart game in series history, including 48 racing tracks, new Battle modes, new characters and other additions. Let's not forget ARMS which drops June 16th, and Splatoon which drops July 21st. The year of Nintendo has begun!
Source: Official Nintendo Press Release
Nintendo really came prepared this year to make a statement for everyone. They're far frm finished, and they're just getting started.
This is wonderful news for sure! I know my Switch will get a lot of playtime come June when ARMS releases!