Nintendo Switch Had A Big Black Friday, Setting New Records In US

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In total, U.S. hardware sales for Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday increased 45% over the same period in 2017.

Nintendo's eshop includes a wide variety of indie titles as well as most major game releases for the system.

The Nintendo Switch set video game hardware sales records in the USA during the five-day Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend, the company said Wednesday. The Nintendo Switch became the best-selling Nintendo console in United States history for those five days, even surpassing the Wii, and the system also had its best-selling week ever in the US.

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The Apple Store may not be worth it: The Apple Store is bundling gift cards when you buy older models at full price. Remember: You'll get an extra 15% off almost everything Target sells today, including the items on sale below.

The past weekend was also good for the 3DS and Classic Edition systems. The Super NES Classic Edition has surpassed 2.5 million in lifetime sales while the NES Classic surpassed 2 million in lifetime sales.

So yeah, a happy holiday season for Nintendo! To check out the Nintendo Holiday Gift Guide and see what Nintendo has to offer this holiday season, visit https://happyholidays.nintendo.com/. It seems they might not be too anxious though as Nintendo President says they sell the bulk of their annual revenue within the three month holiday season alone. Sony had that great $200 Spider-Man 1TB PS4 bundle, which was selling out all weekend long.

Nintendo is running a one-day sale this Cyber Monday on its base Nintendo Switch that grants anyone who buys the system online on November 26 a $35 credit to use in Nintendo's online eshop. What hardware and/or games did you pick up?

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