Daily news (November 13): Nintendo Switch sales (October, US) / Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity

Today’s Daily news: sales data for the Nintendo Switch in October in the United States, but also…

  • Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity
  • Puyo Puyo Tetris 2
  • Pokémon Sword and Shield
  • Pokémon anime series
  • Mario Kart Tour

Nintendo Switch sales (October, US)

Nintendo have sent a press release to announced that last month was the best October to date for the Nintendo Switch in the United States, with no less than 735 926 units sold for the OG and the Lite models combined. That’s +139% Year on Year!

What’s more, it’s the second best performance in October for any video game console, as only the Wii did better with 807 000 units sold in October 2008 (and that was right before the console celebrated its 2nd Anniversary, so earlier in its lifecycle).

With such a strong performance, the Nintendo Switch has been the best-selling video game console in the United States for the 23rd month in a row: that’s more than any other video game consoles in history (ever since NPD started tracking sales numbers, of course).

November may put a stop to that impressive streak, what with the release of the latest consoles from Sony and Microsoft, but there’s no doubt it will be another strong month for the Nintendo Switch.

To date, the Nintendo Switch has sold over 22.5 million units in the United States alone, and over 63 million units worldwide.

Source: Nintendo PR

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity

Here’s a TV Commercial for Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity from Japan:

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity (Switch) comes out on November 20th worldwide.

Puyo Puyo Tetris 2

Starting today, Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 is available for digital pre-order worldwide. It costs 39.99€ / £34.99 / $39.99.

Source: 4Gamer / Nintendo / Nintendo

Pokémon Sword and Shield

Here’s the latest video for Pokémon Sword and Shield, showcasing the special Zarude you can get via a Serial Code if you go and watch the latest Pokémon movie, Pokémon The Movie: Coco, in theatres from December 25th in Japan:

Pokémon The Movie: Coco opens on December 25th in Japan.

Pokémon anime series

Here’s the preview for the next episode of the Pokémon anime series, which airs this Friday (November 20th) in Japan:

Mario Kart Tour

Here’s the latest videos for Mario Kart Tour, showcasing the upcoming Mario vs Luigi Tour (which runs from November 18th to December 2nd):


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