"Although the Nintendo Switch can be used as a handheld device, we think smaller children could struggle to use it comfortably in that format due to its size and weight", Citigroup Inc. analysts Minami Munakata, Kota Ezawa and Alicia Yap. wrote in a recent report. If you ask, why then it may probably because of early shortage of Nintendo Switch consoles, the possibility is that they bought the game while waiting for the restock of the console. Originally released on the PC, Minecraft is now also available on other gaming consoles.
Regardless of the reasons, on a pure software-to-hardware sales ratio basis, Breath of the Wild can easily be considered the biggest system seller in the history of the industry (at least in the US).
It's also worth noting that the Switch outsold both the PS4 and the Xbox One in March.
Nintendo will provide a full accounting of worldwide Nintendo Switch sales, as well as other financial information, during its fiscal-year earnings release on April 27.
Of course, that's not without some help.
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Some fans speculated that this could mean that Overkill might be working to fix the game now so that it would not have the same issues when Nintendo Switch version arrives. The Nintendo Switch is sold out at nearly every store, with Ebay having the only inventory.
Nintendo always strives to offer consumers something fun, new and different, said Reggie Fils-Aime, Nintendo of Americas President and COO.
"While Nintendo Switch sales are off to a record-breaking start, shipments have not yet been able to keep up with such high demand".
The Switch's future is looking good.
The question is whether these sales will continue, as the Wii U petered out fairly fast. That is up from its original forecast of 5 million units- although it is still not particularly special, it does indicate that the Switch is performing better than anyone expected. In a recent press release the studio states that it is now developing the title for the Nintendo Switch console.
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.