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Switch Sold Over 1.35 Million Units in the US in November

Switch Sold Over 1.35 Million Units in the US in November - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 10 December 2020 / 3,458 Views

Nintendo announced the combined sales of the Nintendo Switch and Switch Lite were over 1.35 million units in the US in November, according to NPD Group figures. The figures include Thanksgiving and Black Friday. 

The  Switch has now set another milestone for the US with 24 consecutive months as the best-selling video game console. 

The Switch through the first 11 months of 2020 has sold 6.92 million units in the US alone, which is 426,000 units ahead of what the hybrid console sold in all of 2019. 

Switch Sold Over 1.35 Million Units in the US in November

"Nintendo Switch offers a unique proposition for shoppers this holiday season with the ability to play on the TV or portably in handheld mode," said Nintendo of America’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing Nick Chavez.

"We continue to see unprecedented demand for Nintendo Switch, and we are pleased that people of all ages and gaming skill levels will be experiencing Nintendo Switch this holiday and beyond."


A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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9 Comments
Zyphe (on 10 December 2020)

What a beast! And still has shortages. Tsk.

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Original (on 11 December 2020)

Best selling console of November globally

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AFattyGamer (on 10 December 2020)

Hats off to Nintendo. The Switch won't lose momentum to the PS5 nor Series X. I'd love to see actual sales numbers from all 3 consoles for November :)

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cinetici AFattyGamer (on 11 December 2020)

when will it come out?

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Doctor_MG (on 10 December 2020)

Sales in November are slightly down year over year. Likely due to a lack of big IP release such as Pokemon. December will be interesting.

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deerox (on 10 December 2020)

Wow. That's the exact same amount as last years November.

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