Nintendo said in the release since Switch launched 10 months ago, it has sold over 4.8 million units, making it "the fastest-selling home console in USA history".
The Nintendo Switch may be the company's most popular recent release over the past year, but don't count out the Nintendo 3DS system.
Combined hardware sales of Nintendo Switch, Nintendo 3DS and the Super Nintendo Entertainment System: Super NES Classic Edition system topped 2.6 million units, which accounted for more than half of all hardware sold during the month.
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All current versions of the 3DS (including 2DS) moved over 750,000 units altogether, which made it the best December for the line in four years since 2014.
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This NPD report lines up with Nintendo's internal sales figures that pegged the Switch as the fastest-selling home console in USA history earlier this month. This marks a 27 percent increase year-on-year and brings life-to-date sales of the 3DS family to over 21 million. Games like Super Mario Odyssey, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Breath of the Wild, and Splatoon 2 were high on the charts as well, taking the third, fourth, ninth, and sixteenth spots respectively.
As previously reported, the Nintendo Switch was the top selling gaming platform for the all important holiday month of December 2017.