Nintendo Switch Cyber Monday: Buy a console, get $35 eShop cash free

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Overall Nintendo sold $250 million worth of products during the holiday, according to internal sales figures.

The Nintendo Switch Cyber Monday offer is sure to please many people online today, as they snap up deals while completing some of their holiday shopping.

Combined sales of Pokemon: Let's Go, Pikachu and Pokemon: Let's Go, Eevee stand at 1.5 million units since releasing November 16.

Switch sales were up 115%, the company said, putting the life to date sales number at 8.2 million.

From turkey day into Cyber Monday, Switch became the best-selling Nintendo console in United States history for the period - beating historic Wii system sales.

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Super Mario Party surpassed lifetime U.S. sales of 1 million units, becoming the fastest-selling game in the Mario Party series and the fifth million-selling first-party Switch game in the US. The 3DS family of systems has now reached a total install base of 22 million.

At a time when many major titles are seeing a huge slump in physical sales, Nintendo seem able to still get units moved from the shelves of high-street retail outlets. During the five-day Thanksgiving weekend, Nintendo sold 1 million games, a 78% jump over 2017.

The Nintendo Switch saw a bit of a boost over the Black Friday weekend, thanks to a new bundle that includes Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, along with deals on other various games.

Black Friday and Cyber Monday might be in the rearview mirror, but that doesn't mean the deals are entirely behind us. eBay just launched a staggeringly good discount code that slashes 15% off nearly everything on its auction site.

And the Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition system surpassed lifetime sales of 2 million.