Nintendo Switch Becomes The Best-Selling Nintendo Console In The US

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday might be in the rearview mirror, but that doesn't mean the deals are entirely behind us. eBay just launched a staggeringly good discount code that slashes 15% off nearly everything on its auction site.

Nintendo Switch surpassed all previous Nintendo hardware sales records to become the best-selling console in the USA for the five-day period from Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday. The Nintendo Switch became the best-selling Nintendo console in U.S. history for those five days, even surpassing the Wii, and the system also had its best-selling week ever in the US.

Meanwhile, the 3DS, NES Classic, and SNES Classic continue to generate a steady stream of cash for Nintendo.

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

So yeah, a happy holiday season for Nintendo!

It's shaping up to be a bountiful holiday season for Nintendo. Nintendo may have won the online battle, but I have a feeling Sony may have won the overall war.

I have rambled on at length about whether or not you should buy a Pro Controller for the Nintendo Switch, but my personal experience is this: It's an awesome peripheral, and it costs too much money. If Sony did win, I'm sure they'll release a press release boasting about it soon enough!

Once your gift card arrives via email, you'll be able to spend that credit on some incredible games. Who do you think ultimately won the weekend?

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