The switch's success rose to new heights in 2018. During the year we heard about the ongoing sale of Nintendo's hybrid system and how a number of first-party titles broke and sold out on launch.
According to data from the industry tracking company The NPD Group, Switchen was officially the best-selling gaming platform in the United States in December and in 2018. The system did well, it sold not only PlayStation 4 and Xbox
Matpiscatella shared the following facts system sales performance:
"Nintendo Switch generated the highest December hardware dollar sales for a single platform since the Nintendo Wii in December 2009 and achieved the highest December unit sales for a single platform since December 2010.
" The Nintendo Switch ends 2018 as this year's best selling g hardware platform in both units and dollars. Annual unit and dollar sales of the Nintendo Switch are the highest annual total for any hardware platform since PlayStation 4 in 2015. "
Piscatella also explained how hardware and dollar sales were generally high at an all time point with an increase of 8 percent to $ 5.1 billion:
"Console hardware device and dollar sales reached their highest annual totals since 2009."
Gaming accessories also had a 29 percent increase in December 2018 over the previous year and reached $ 1 billion Switch Pro Controller was December's best-selling dollar sales accessory.
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