Nintendo Switch Reaches Yet Another Glorious Milestone

Published 08/13/2021, 2:24 PM EDT


It looks like Nintendo Switch is headed for the top and no one will stop them. The Japanese gaming studio has now captured an astounding milestone by breaking a 32-year-old record set by Famicom. After nearly 3 decades, the retail top 30 list of titles now contains the names that come from the same console.

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This amazing achievement has definitely put the console among the greatest devices of the modern era. With the records broken and history made, it seems like it is time to roll out an upgraded version of the device soon.

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Nintendo Switch could become the greatest handheld console

According to a report by gamesradar, Nintendo’s latest device is on an impressive winning streak. Prominent releases like Monster Hunter Rise, Zelda: Breath of the wild, Animal Crossing New Horizons, Super Smash Bros: Ultimate, and many more have put Nintendo in a commanding position. The device has already conquered its competitors in the Japanese region and has produced respectable sales figures the world over. The highest-grossing retail list of title contains names that come from first and third-party studios.

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This record was previously owned by Famicom systems that took over the market single handedly. With promising titles like Dragon Quest, Metroid, and many more. Safe to say that the torch has been passed and Nintendo’s Switch device has become the next big thing out of Japan. This definitely marks as the biggest moment in console’s history. Even in the previous era, the top-rated titles came from a combination of a different gaming systems, but they never came from a single source.

The studio has laid down plans to add more titles to the roster of titles. In 2021’s E3 showcase, the studio has released elaborate trailers for Super Mario Party Superstars, Metroid Dread, WarioWare Get it Together, Shin Megami Tensei 5, and more.

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The studio has released yet another fantastic model of the Switch console in 2021. Nintendo has now equipped the device with an Oled screen. Set for a fall release, the device going to offer a range of special features.

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Ayank Chourasia

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Ayank Chourasia is an eSports author at EssentiallySports and has been professionally writing since 2016 and has worked across many fields. He regularly keeps tabs on a wide range of professional esports like Dota 2, Valorant, CS and fighting games. He has been an ardent gamer since his childhood, and became a defender of the ancients in Dota 2 during his college days.

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