Research firm SuperData revealed today that its analysis shows that Nintendo has sold 2.4 million Switches during its first month of release. Considering that the console launched on March 3, that's 28 days of potential sales - approximately 33,000 consoles were sold each day, on average. Because of the fast start, SuperData said that it is revising its projected sales figures for 2017 to 7.2 million units sold, up from 5 million. With the NPD Group's March results nigh, the Nintendo Switch has become the Japanese giant's fastest selling console in the USA, with 906,000 units sold in March. Interestingly, this also makes The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild the fastest-selling Nintendo launch game of all time, in addition to being the fastest selling game in the Zelda series. Nintendo NTDOY also revealed that it sold more than 1.3 million The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild units to the USA during the month, including 925,000 copies for the Nintendo Switch.
Breath of the Wild's reported sales success doesn't come completely out of the blue.
Rumors surrounding the Mario Kart 8 Nintendo Switch preorder option circled the internet recently, but without a single mention from Nintendo during the Direct. Thus, the 2DS, which is one solid hunk of plastic that plays all 3DS games perfectly. The main sales driver was the highly anticipated The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, which reportedly sold 920,000 units just for the Switch, which gave the game and unbelievable attach rate of more than 100%.
What It Means, and Why It Matters — Georgia's Special Election Estes ultimately won his race by just 7 points, a shockingly low lead in an area where Republicans outnumber Democrats 2-to-1. The survey included 453 respondents, 41 percent of which had already voted in early voting. "Vote for the Democratic Party".
Beyond the USA, the Switch and the new Zelda game are hits worldwide. The quality leap is great when compared to the Nintendo 3DS.
This is according to Citigroup, Inc., which says the Switch is ultimately too bulky for children to use easily (via Bloomberg). One might even call them collectors, if you will.
According to the BBC, e-sports generated a revenue of $493 million in 2016 while attracting a global audience of 320 million. There will be eight qualifiers from each region (two per game) and four Turkmenistan players, making it a 52-player field.
The results represent a significant turnaround from February, when 62% said they saw Trump as someone who keeps his promises. In February, almost two-thirds said they thought the president keeps his promises and now only 40 percent believe he does.
However, on April 15, the carrier was pictured passing through Indonesia toward the Indian Ocean - about 3,500 miles from Korea. Their faces were covered in black and camouflage paint, and they carried rifles with grenade launchers.
Google will no longer enforce the parts of the previously signed agreements that contradict the terms of the settlement. The dispute arose after Russia-based search company Yandex submitted a complaint to the FAS about Google's practices.
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And we should all keep in mind just how much hard work and unyielding dishonesty went into stealing this Supreme Court seat. Charles Grassley, chairman of the Judiciary Committee, who played a key role holding the line on the Garland blockade.
The move by Canadian producers has cost USA farms upwards of US$150 million, according to a report from the Washington Post . Walker said he also planned to talk privately with President Trump about the issue during his stop in Kenosha on Tuesday.
Adam and Jessa are probably off somewhere snuggled in a love cocoon after almost being derailed by Adam's brief return to Hannah . Marnie summons Loreen to the house for back-up, and Loreen isn't able to break through Hannah's fog.
Red Sox edge slumping Blue Jays 8-7
Happ (left elbow) on the 10-day disabled list before the game and recalled utilityman Ty Kelly from triple-A Buffalo. Right-hander Ben Taylor was recalled from Triple-A Pawtucket to take Rodriguez's roster spot for the game Monday.
NCAA returns events to NC after state rolls back LGBT law
State said in a press release it will host six future NCAA competitions, including the 2020 and 2022 women's gymnastics regionals. The board also announced any championship previously award to North Carolina for the 2017-2018 season would remain in the state.
Google Earth gets revival with tools for exploration
The updated Google Earth , which rolls out this week, will now run as a web app in the Google Chrome browser, or on Android . This change comes just in time for the Earth Day celebrations, which is observed on the 22nd of April every year.
21st Century Fox investigating O'Reilly harassment claims
O'Reilly seemed to be protected by the network, but that was when they were able to keep the allegations against him private. So far, Fox News has made it clear that they have no real interest in punishing O'Reilly for his criminal activity.
'Free' college in Europe isn't really free
Stanley said Oswego State has a long-standing commitment to higher education access, college completion and cost predictability. The only thing the government asks is that the students stay in NY for four years after they graduate.
Arkansas Executions in Legal Limbo
The state has appealed that ruling to the 8th US Circuit Court of Appeals, which had not weighed in as of mid-afternoon. Ward's attorneys have argued he is a diagnosed schizophrenic with no rational understanding of his impending execution.