Switch sales top 280,000 in the U.S. in April, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe sales top 550,000

Switch and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe the top-selling hardware and software.

Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch was the best-selling video game hardware in the month of April in the U.S. with more than 280,000 units sold, Nintendo announced.

This marks the second month in a row that Switch led video game hardware sales in the U.S., after selling 906,000 units during its first month of release in March.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, which launched for Switch on April 28, was the top-selling video game in April in the U.S. with more than 550,000 units sold (about 460,000 physical units and 90,000 digital).

The Switch version of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild was also the third highest-selling video game in April in the U.S.

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