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According to the latest NPD report, Switch was again the best-selling hardware platform of December in the United States. That also goes for 2019 as a whole.

The report also reveals that half of December’s top 20 best-selling games were published by Nintendo. Additionally, Luigi’s Mansion 3 came in as December’s fifth best-selling title overall, and ended 2019 as the fourth best-selling title of the year on Switch.

Switch also had the best-selling accessory of 2019 in the Pro Controller.

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Another round of data is in from this month’s NPD report. Along with the best-sellers on Switch, we also have a look at the same results for 3DS in December.

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NPD Group has released a listing of the top twenty best-selling games in the U.S. for the month of December 2019. The results can be found below.

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Whereas Wii U struggled to get new games throughout its lifecycle, the situation has been much different for Switch. New games continue to lands on the system every day. That’s particularly evident in the weekly Nintendo Download report, where it’s not uncommon to see over a dozen new releases.

According to the NPD’s Mat Piscatella, the company tracked more than 1,480 new releases on Switch in the United States in 2019. That stacks up favorably to other consoles, as it’s actually over 400 more than the PS4 and Xbox One combined.

Piscatella also compared the situation to another successful Nintendo console – that being the Wii. Here’s a chart showing how the first three calendar years of Switch and Wii stack up against each other:

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As we close out 2019, we have a look at the top five games with the most appearances on the 20 best-selling video games chart from NPD over the past decade.

A pair of Nintendo titles make the list with Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Zelda: Breath of the Wild at 37 and 30 appearances respectively. Minecraft also has the second-most entries at 73.

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Another round of data is in from this month’s NPD report. Along with the best-sellers on Switch and 3DS specifically for the month of November, we also have a list of the games year-to-date and have sold the best over the last 12 months. Continue on below for the full results.

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NPD Group has released a listing of the top twenty best-selling games in the U.S. for the month of November 2019. The results can be found below, which includes the debut of Pokemon Sword/Shield.

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate was already confirmed to be the best-selling fighting game of all time as far as worldwide sales go. The Switch game had reported sales of 15.71 million, surpassing Street Fighter II’s total of 15.5 million.

Smash Bros. Ultimate has also now reached a similar milestone specifically in the United States. As revealed by the latest NPD sales data, it has become the best-selling fighting game of all time in the country. Super Smash Bros. Brawl previously held that title.

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NPD’s Mat Piscatella has revealed the top five best-selling fighting games on Switch. The data, which is limited to the United States and doesn’t include digital sales from Nintendo, has Super Smash Bros. Ultimate at the top. A couple of third-party titles make the list, including Mortal Kombat 11.

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NPD’s Mat Piscatella has provided some new sales data for Nintendo platforms in the United States. We have a look at the top-selling third-party game on the N64, GameCube, Wii, Wii U, and Switch.

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