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Switch is selling faster any Nintendo console before it

Written by Matti Vähäkainu (Google+) @ 07 Mar 2017 9:46 User comments (6)

Switch is selling faster any Nintendo console before it Nintendo's new gaming console has been in the stores for just a few days but the buzz around it seems to have proved it a success. The console and the highly-anticipated Zelda game have been sold out in stores around the US – and it is not because of supply problems.
The head of Nintendo of America Reggie Fils-Aimé has confirmed to the New York Times that Switch has indeed become the fastest Nintendo gaming console of all time. In the first two days has outsold the Wii which held the title after a booming start in the late 2006.

Fils-Aimé also said that the new Zelda title, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, has become the most successful standalone launch title in the company's history. This obviously excludes the likes of Wii Sports that were included with the console.

A good start is as important as anything but will it defeat the reigning king, Wii, in the long? Wii has amassed more than 100 million sold units in the ten odd years it's been on the market. And if it can top Wii will its portable pedigree propel it to the heights of Nintendo DS, past the 150 million mark?


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17.3.2017 11:52

Well you got rid of the extra Any but you forgot the Than. :P

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28.3.2017 15:27

This is simply a result of the increase in population.

The very same reason that "more people than ever" buy newly-released stuff. Because there are MORE PEOPLE on the planet.


Move along....nothing to see here.

38.3.2017 20:14

I'm still surprised.

Might have something to do with the new Zelda title.


Its a lot easier being righteous than right.

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49.3.2017 23:56

Originally posted by Jemborg:
I'm still surprised.

Might have something to do with the new Zelda title.
I'm guessing it's just the Nintendo fans desperately trying to get away from the WiiU...only to realize that they bought an overpriced budget tablet with terrible controls and few available games. The fact that there will be no more WiiU games is sort of a f**k you to the consumer but at the same time it's a reason for the Nintendo zombies to move because their old system basically became instantly worthless with that announcement.

I wish I could say I was shocked...unfortunately I lost my faith in humanity back in November after the election...the public making terrible choices is just par for the course now. At least Nintendo is only racist against Italian plumbers.

510.3.2017 0:25

Originally posted by KillerBug:

I wish I could say I was shocked...unfortunately I lost my faith in humanity back in November after the election...the public making terrible choices is just par for the course now. At least Nintendo is only racist against Italian plumbers.
haha

Yeah, last November was a doozy.



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610.3.2017 12:54

Originally posted by KillerBug:
Originally posted by Jemborg:
I'm still surprised.

Might have something to do with the new Zelda title.
I'm guessing it's just the Nintendo fans desperately trying to get away from the WiiU...only to realize that they bought an overpriced budget tablet with terrible controls and few available games. The fact that there will be no more WiiU games is sort of a f**k you to the consumer but at the same time it's a reason for the Nintendo zombies to move because their old system basically became instantly worthless with that announcement.

I wish I could say I was shocked...unfortunately I lost my faith in humanity back in November after the election...the public making terrible choices is just par for the course now. At least Nintendo is only racist against Italian plumbers.
Sadly...EVERYONE has their own agenda.

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