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Nintendo of America has revealed that more than 830,000 Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch Lite consoles were sold in Thanksgiving week.

The results, according to internal data, tracked sales between 24th – 30th November, which rank as “the single best week of U.S. sales in Nintendo Switch history.”

Nintendo Switch sales in the Americas have now reached 17.5 million units, with demand for the console breaking records on Cyber Monday as well.

“Holiday shoppers see the value of Nintendo Switch, which offers a vast library of games for every type of player,” explains Nick Chavez, Nintendo of America’s senior vice president of sales and marketing.

“Whether shopping for the ideal gift or picking one up for yourself, the Nintendo Switch family of systems provides options that fit every play style.”

Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield have already sold more than 3 million copies in the Americas alone, with Mario Kart 8 Deluxe at 8.5 million, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate at 8 million, Super Mario Odyssey at 6.5 million, and New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe at 1.5 million.

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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.