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The Nintendo Switch Lite is already a top seller at GameStop and Amazon

2 months ago by Joshua Fruhlinger in
The new Switch Lite

Curious as to what the hot toy or product will be this holiday season? Look no further than the $199 Nintendo ($TYO:7974) Switch Lite. This all-in-one, compact version of the altready popular Nintendo Switch game console went on sale today, and just hours into its retail availability, it's cracking the top-seller lists at both GameStop ($NYSE:GME) and Amazon ($NASDAQ:AMZN).

At GameStop, the "Zacian and Zamazenta" edition of the console cracked the retailer's top-10 at spot #7. While this version of the console — even if ordered today — will not ship until November 8, it's already the retailer's most-popular version, at least via online sales.

Category Rank

Name

Brand

As Of Date

1

Nintendo eShop Digital Card $50

Nintendo

2019-09-19 00:00:00

2

Borderlands 3

2K

2019-09-19 00:00:00

3

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Dark Edition

Activision

2019-09-19 00:00:00

4

PlayStation Store $50 Gift Card

Sony Computer Entertainment

2019-09-19 00:00:00

5

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Dark Edition

Activision

2019-09-19 00:00:00

6

PlayStation Store $20 Gift Card

Sony Computer Entertainment

2019-09-19 00:00:00

7

Nintendo Switch Lite Zacian and Zamazenta Edition

Nintendo

2019-09-19 00:00:00

8

Borderlands 3 Collectors Edition Only at GameStop S/D 9/13

2K

2019-09-19 00:00:00

9

Nintendo eShop Digital Card $20

Nintendo

2019-09-19 00:00:00

10

$50 Xbox Gift Card

Microsoft

2019-09-19 00:00:00

But other versions of the Switch Lite are available today, and they too are dashing up GameStop's sales ranks. The Turqoise version now sits at stop #14 (out of 27,160 products), the Lite Gray version at #32, and Yellow at #46, all three of which were available for store pickup as of writing.

Category Rank

Name

Brand

As Of Date

7

Nintendo Switch Lite Zacian and Zamazenta Edition

Nintendo

2019-09-19 00:00:00

14

Nintendo Switch Lite Turquoise

Nintendo

2019-09-19 00:00:00

32

Nintendo Switch Lite Gray

Nintendo

2019-09-19 00:00:00

46

Nintendo Switch Lite Yellow

Nintendo

2019-09-19 00:00:00

Meanwhile at e-commerce giant Amazon, the Nintendo Switch Lite is crawling up its top-100 Video Games sales ranks. 

In late July, when the Switch Lite was first available to pre-order at Amazon, the console shot up to the site's top-10, with the aforementioned Zacian and Zamazenta Edition hitting #3 out of 100. As of this week, not that the console has been released, we're seeing all versions quickly shoot back up the ranks, with the turqoise version hitting #30 as of this morning.

If there's any question whether or not Nintendo is about to have a great holiday season, we can probably put that query to rest —as long as Nintendo and its supply chain can meet demand.

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Joshua has been writing about technology, lifestyle, and business for over 20 years. He's one of the original writers and editors for Engadget, and still writes a...

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