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Putting Nintendo Switch's 8.2 million US Switch sales in context

14 days ago   |   By Ars Technica

Enlarge / The Switch has had a pretty successful first 20 months in the US, all things considered.
This morning, Nintendo sent out one of its periodic brag-heavy business press releases, this time focusing on a strong start to the US holiday shopping season. In addition to updates on lifetime US sales for the 3DS family of systems , and recent Classic Edition systems (2.5 million for SNES Classic, 2 million for NES Classic), the release highlighted more than 8.2 million lifetime US sales for the Nintendo Switch .
That sounds pretty impressive for a system that has just hit its 20-month...
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