Nintendo Switch Sells 906000 Units in United States for March

Breath of the Wild sold 1.3 million copies in the States, split 925,000 for Switch and 460,000 for Wii U. That's right, that's an attach rate of 102% for the Switch, which is both impressive and amusing.

The upcoming video game will be Nintendo's first original project for the Switch since the game console's launch last March, during which "Snipperclips - Cut it out, together!" and "1-2-Switch" also debuted.

The Wii U sold roughly 400,000 in its first week and close to 890,000 units in its first six weeks, even though its 2012 launch landed in the more holiday-friendly month of November. Demand is so high that Nintendo says it can't ship enough devices to meet it.

Nintendo also notes that, in the US, the Switch is now its fastest-selling console ever and Zelda is the fastest-selling Nintendo launch game.

So it seems that Nintendo wasn't overstating when it said that the Switch is its fastest-selling system to date, and at the moment it doesn't look like its fire is only going to get bigger. That makes it the fastest-selling game in The Legend of Zelda series, and the best-selling Nintendo launch title.

Nintendo recently announced that its motion-controlled fighting game titled "ARMS" has been confirmed for release this coming June 16 for the latest Nintendo Switch game console.

The Nintendo Switch is selling fast and breaking records at Nintendo. 925,000 units come from the Nintendo Switch version and almost 460,000 units from the Wii U version. With the launch of "Mario Kart 8 Deluxe" in April and "Splatoon 2" this July, there are some major exclusive games for the Switch on the horizon. These numbers combine physical and digital sales, and only represent figures for the US. All numbers, unless otherwise stated, are specific to the United States only. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names, such as Mario, Donkey Kong, Metroid, Zelda and Pokémon.

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