Nintendo Switch Top-Selling Console Online During 5-Day Thanksgiving Weekend

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Check out Best Buy's 2018 Cyber Monday Deals

"With the holiday season already in full force, we wanted to offer a deal on Nintendo Switch to help make holiday shopping a little easier for families", said Doug Bowser, Nintendo of America's Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

Black Friday and Cyber Monday have come and gone, but Cyber Week game deals continue, giving you a chance to save money on gifts for others (or yourself) as we head into the holidays. This includes the recently released Pokémon: Lets Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Lets Go, Eevee! games, as well as the upcoming Super Smash Bros.

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Nintendo Switch hardware sales grew 115 percent compared to the same period in 2017. The Nintendo Switch became the best-selling Nintendo console in USA history for those five days, even surpassing the Wii, and the system also had its best-selling week ever in the US.

The 3DS also chipped in with "strong" holiday sales, and the dedicated handheld now has an install base of 22 million consoles in the USA alone.

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And the Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition system surpassed lifetime sales of 2 million.

Also aided by strong November 22-26 sales, the Super Nintendo Entertainment System: Super NES Classic Edition system surpassed lifetime sales of 2.5 million.

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Overall your savings buying a Nintendo Switch console in the GameStop Cyber Monday 2018 sale is $85. Figures for all console and game sales covering the season, which will be reported in January, should prove interesting.

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