Nintendo Simply in case there was any doubt, the Switch is still doing the absolute organization when it pertains to sales; Nintendo’s hybrid machine offered much better than its industry competitors to be the very popular system across the United States in January.
Not content with simply outselling the PS5 and Xbox Series X, the Switch actually offered more systems in the US last month than any games console has actually handled because the Wii way back in 2010. The news was verified by NPD Group’s Mat Piscatella:
As you can also see, Switch helped games hardware sales to reach $319 million last month, again the very best figures seen in the month of January for lots of years. Piscatella reports that January 2021 consumer spending across game hardware, material, and devices achieved a January record of $4.7 billion, a 42% rise year-on-year.
Animal Crossing: New Horizons was Nintendo’s best-selling software application of the month, landing fifth in the total chart (although it’s worth keeping in mind that Nintendo does not share digital sales for its titles in this all-platform chart, meaning it might well have actually put greater with all sales included):