Nintendo’s fastest-selling console ever couldn’t top ‘Zelda’

Nintendo has been proclaiming that the Switch is its fastest-selling console ever since the system launched, but now it has numbers to back that up. Based on NPD reports, it says the Switch sold 906,000 units in the US in March. What’s surprising, however, is that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is not just its fastest-selling launch …

Nintendo sold 196,000 NES Classic Editions in November

The NES Classic Edition has become a tough gift to find during this holiday season. Cheers to those who’ve already located one (or two), but according to industry tracker NPD, Nintendo sold 196,000 pieces of nostalgia-bait to US customers between its launch and the end of November. Compare that to Media-Create’s numbers, which showed Japanese sales of the Classic Mini …