Switch stars as Nintendo hits big holiday milestones in the U.S.

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Do keep in mind that this result is limited exclusively to online retail and e-commerce, so it's by no means a final judgement on whether the Switch will be the most successful console of the Thanksgiving holiday period.

The newest iteration of the beloved Pokemon franchise, Pokemon: Let's Go Pikachu! and Eevee! has sold more than 1.5 million units in the US since its launch earlier this month. Super Mario Party, which launched earlier last month, surpassed its lifetime USA sales of 1 million units making it the fastest-selling game in the Mario Party series.

Nintendo's guidance calls for Switch sales to hit 20 million by the end of its fiscal year, a number some analysts are skeptical it will hit.

Nintendo's successful Switch platformer Super Mario Odyssey has now sold over 500,000 physical copies in the United Kingdom, becoming only the second Switch title to do so, following Nintendo's own Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. At present, those sites only offer discounts on 3DS and Wii U titles, but those old enough to remember the glory days of previous reward system Club Nintendo will likely have the odd figurine, poster, or other physical delight sitting around their homes as we speak.

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Nintendo Switch has successfully sold over 8.2 million units since its March 2017 launch.

The demand resulted in over $250 million in Nintendo products purchased by shoppers from Thanksgiving Through Cyber Monday, according to the company's internal sales figures.

Lifetime combined sales of Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon crossed 2.2 million.

And the shopping season has only started.

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