Nintendo systems top hardware sales for October in the U.S.

Switch and Super Mario Odyssey top hardware and software, respectively.


Switch was the top selling video game hardware in October in the United States, according to the NPD Group, which tracks sales in the country, Nintendo announced.

The Super Nintendo Entertainment System Classic Edition was the second top selling hardware in the United States.

When combined with the 3DS family of systems, Nintendo platforms account for two-third s of all video game hardware sales in October for the second month in a row.

The video game industry sold more than one million hardware units in total in October for the first time since 2011.

The top selling single SKU video game of October was Super Mario Odyssey, which launched on October 27. The April-released Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and March-released The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild finished as the number 10 and number 11 selling games for the month, respectively.

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