Putting Nintendo Switch's 10 million sales in context

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With the holiday season still being in full swing, it's likely Nintendo will still be seeing their latest console fly off the shelves into January.

"The fact that we reached 10 million units sold on a global basis and we're not fully through the holidays is unprecedented territory for Nintendo", said Fils-Aime to CNN Tech. Pretty much every major Nintendo franchise has seen a release, but these releases have been slightly staggered along with other excellent games to keep the hype at peak levels.

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The Nintendo Switch has undoubtedly been one of the success stories of the year.

Firstly, the game has seen a regular and solid line of top titles released. Chief amongst them being Game of the Year victor, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. In that instance you simply lift the Switch unit out of its dock and you can continue your game on the go without any interruption.

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The portable console can be hooked up to a TV via a docking station for big-screen gaming.

Currently Nintendo can't produce enough Switch units to appease demand, with Nintendo Switch Black Friday deals selling out within two minutes of going on sale. Super Mario Odyssey has also been an major factor in recent times.

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Thirdly, the console has fantastic accessibility.

Looking over to the Switch game department, the device will gain much more titles to come that will obviously expand its library of games, which will most definitely attract more gamers and fans alike to move more units. Zelda, Mario Kart, Mario. These include the likes of Kirby Star Allies, Bayonetta 1 and 2, a new Yoshi game and lots of third-party support. At some point in 2018 as well Nintendo will launch their full online network for the Switch which should hopefully bring more excitement to the platform as more features are revealed over the coming weeks and months.

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"In short, our unique and differentiated proposition with Nintendo Switch is working", Nintendo America's Reggie Fils-Aimé said.

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