The Nintendo Switch Sold Like Crazy During The Quarantine

Back in March, millions of people stocked up on toilet paper, hand sanitizer… and a Nintendo Switch.

Nintendo announced this week that it sold a whopping 4.2 million consoles in the month of March – accounting for more than 1/5th of its sales for the entire previous year. The boom in sales from the quarantine and the release of Animal Crossing: New Horizons actually led to a Switch shortage in recent weeks.

Did you buy a Switch to get through the quarantine? Are video games the safest lockdown activity?

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