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Nintendo of America has announced that more than 15 million consoles in the Nintendo Switch family have been sold across North America.

Through September, hardware sales were up more than 20 percent year to date and, according to data from the NPD Group, Nintendo Switch has been the best-selling video game console for 10 months in a row.

“As we enter our third holiday season, Nintendo Switch is creating smiles and enjoying broad appeal, with more than 15 million consumers across North America playing their favorite games whenever and wherever they like,” explains Nintendo of America president Doug Bowser.

“And this holiday, we are bringing Nintendo Switch owners even more fresh and unique entertainment experiences, like Ring Fit Adventure, Luigi’s Mansion 3, Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield, and Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games: Tokyo 2020, adding to the system’s large and diverse library of games.”

As well as that, 14 Nintendo-published games have sold more than one million copies, with four having sold over six million: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Super Mario Odyssey. and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

Alex Seedhouse

Alex Seedhouse

After starting out with a Yellow Game Boy and a copy of Donkey Kong Land, Alex once hid in his room to play The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time one Christmas. Now he shares his thoughts on Nintendo Insider, keeping track of everything to do with Nintendo.