Nintendo is going strong in the console gaming industry following the launch of its new handheld console, the Nintendo Switch and the new data shows that the console continues to gain popularity in the recent past weeks.
NDP group revealed the data of console sales for the month of July 2017 and according to the result, Nintendo Switch is the best selling console for the month in the United States, leaving PlayStation 4 and Xbox One behind. Another factor contributing towards the console sales is the launch of Splatoon 2, which is also the best selling title for last month.
As per the report, hardware sales had been increased up to 29% during July, while game sales increasing around 20% during the period. Previously, the company reported that they had shipped over 4.7 million units of the hybrid console by the end of June.
Furthermore, they also revealed a list of top best selling games of last month and it shows that three of these top titles were released for the Nintendo Switch console. Have a look into the top 10 titles right below;
- Splatoon 2*
- Crash Bandicoot: N. Sane Trilogy
- Grand Theft Auto V
- Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age
- The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild*
- Injustice 2
- Mario Kart 8*
- Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege
- NBA 2K17
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While the game developers such as EA, Take-Two, Ubisoft and many others have shown their interest for the new console, which indicates that there more amazing games will be released for the Switch by these developers.
Stay tuned for more updates!