Nintendo sold nearly a million Switches in a single month

The company's also moving forward with announcing new features for the console, which we're likely to hear about in a couple months' time at E3 2017. How do you sell more copies than Switch units?

Switch, the new-age home gaming console system offering additional mobility convenience to user who can easily carry it on the go, has emerged as the fastest-selling video game system in Nintendo's history.

While no cost estimate for the "Switch Mini" was given by Citigroup, the report did predict it could sell 6.7 million units in its first year on the market.

Nintendo's hottest new product isn't the Switch, if you look at sales numbers alone for the month of March, it's the new Zelda game that comes bundled with the console, the company revealed.

The question is whether these sales will continue, as the Wii U petered out fairly fast. Since the console's launch last month, the Switch has been almost impossible to find on store shelves, and whenever units come in, they're quickly swiped by fast-acting consumers. That will culminate in the launch of the first Mario game for the Switch - "Super Mario Odyssey" - during the holiday shopping season. Standard Nintendo Switch sales are expected to have reached 25.7 million units by then. That means the game saw an attach rate of more than 100% for Nintendo Switch, which may be attributed to those who purchased both the standard and limited edition versions.

And now, analysts have predicted Nintendo will be trying to capitalise on the popularity of its latest console with another Switch device in the future.

Places like NowinStock.com have continually shown that the Nintendo Switch has stayed sold out across the USA, and Japan. Then again, 460,000 people in the USA picked up a copy of Breath of the Wild for the Wii U, which seems like a better move if you simply can't wait for Switch hardware.

With Nintendo's production history, a Switch Mini wouldn't surprise me one bit.

The Nintendo Switch was released on the 3 of March this year at the price of around $469. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is launching on April 28th, while ARMS and Splatoon 2 are headed to the console this summer.

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