Nintendo Switch Becomes Fastest Selling Home Console in the US

This is an incredible feat from Nintendo, and really just goes to show how poorly the Wii U did in its homeland. "This is *the* solution for opening up CFW (Custom FirmWare) on the Nintendo Switch", said Team-Xecuter on their blog. Fortunately for Nintendo, those people were completely wrong and the Nintendo Switch did very well. "We want to move the community forward and provide a persistent, stable and fast method of running your own code and custom firmware patches on Nintendo's latest flagship product".

This is wonderful news for both Nintendo and its fans. As of December 2017, the hybrid console has sold over ten million units worldwide.

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If sales continue to be strong for the Switch, it coule reach the top 10 selling consoles of all time in the next few years. With no Mario or Zelda game in sight, it will be interesting to see how it maintains momentum after having a fantastic first year, selling over 10 million Nintendo Switch consoles. Those games, all of which are published by Nintendo, have proven to be so popular that each one is owned by at least half of US Switch owners.

Other titles for the Switch include Splatoon 2, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Arms, Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Super Mario Odyssey and Doom. These sale numbers aren't surprising at all considering that Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild and Super Mario Odyssey got a near flawless score from every reviewer some even gave them a 10/10.

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