Those hardware sales, however, don't account for the launch of Ultimate, which Nintendo claims will give the Switch extra impetus as the holidays continue.
Regardless, it's clear that "Super Smash Bros". The Japanese gaming company has sold 8.7 million units of the Switch in just 21 months in stores, despite the machine being very limited when it was first released.
Nintendo is also the overall top-selling U.S. software publisher so far for this year, although that's unsurprising given how many excellent Nintendo Switch games have come out this year. In its first 21 months of availability, Nintendo has sold more than 8.7 million systems in the United States, outpacing all other current-gen systems through the same point in their life cycles.
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Evergreen Nintendo Switch games have set new milestones, with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe selling over 4 million and 5 million units, respectively. Total sales over the game's first three days were nearly 30 percent higher than for Mario Kart Wii, which ended up shipping more than 37 million copies worldwide.
NPD also confirm that Nintendo hardware sales are at their highest level since 2011, with eShop digital sales up 105% on a year ago. Nintendo said it would sell 38 million Nintendo Switch by the end of the financial year, though analysts are still predicting it will fall just short, hitting about 35 million, according to Bloomberg. That should come as a surprise to no one, though - Smash Bros 4 and Brawl were among the top-selling titles on each of the last three Nintendo consoles. Ultimate has sold more than 3 million units in less than two weeks.