Switch Black Friday Europe Sales Were Biggest Ever for Console - SalesWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 04 January 2022 / 3,955 Views
Nintendo in a press release announced the Nintendo Switch had its biggest sales week ever in Europe for Black Friday week 2021. This follows the report the Switch had its best week ever in the UK.
More Nintendo Switch consoles and games were sold during the week starting November 22 than in any other week for the platform since it launched in March 2017. This is according to internal Nintendo sales data. The previous record for the was set in November 2019, according to Nintendo.
The Nintendo Switch Black Friday, which included Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and three month Switch Online subscription, along with the release of Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl helped drive hardware and software sales.
The Pokemon Company did announce Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl sold over six million units worldwide in its first week of release. It is a remake of the 2006 Nintendo DS games Pokémon Diamond and Pearl. It released for the Nintendo Switch on November 19.
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