Half of all Switch owners bought Nintendo’s three biggest games, which has “never happened in U.S. video game history.”
Solid attach rate. Nintendo is pretty remarkable with that.
I agree even though the wiiu did not sell that well the attachment rate for alot of the ips were amazing. This is one thing Nintendo have over Sony and Microsoft is games like Mario, Mario kart and smash bros always have a high attachment rate.
Crazy attach rate, I own two of those games myself (also Mario Kart 8, but for Wii U).
What’s funny to me is that it actually seems like a low number even though I know that in reality it’s very. Just seems if your going to own a switch at all it would be for those 3 games right there and of course smash bros.
In a perfect world yeah, but realistically not everyone likes those games. What may seem like a no brainer to most of us , in actuality there may be an jrpg guy and got Xenoblade chronicles 2 . That’s why it’s important to have a diverse lineup.
Not even Call of Duty has this high of an attach rate. Conceptualize it this way: for every Switch owner that you meet, at least one of them has Super Mario Odyssey. That's pretty substantial, if you ask me.
That's half the userbase buying all 3, which means that individually, the games sold to a great many more than that. (E.g., someone I know bought Zelda, but not Mario Kart.) I'd like to know what the percentage would be without including Mario Kart.
Even if its not zelda or mario, it would sell huge numbers because its great game, though we all agree that name alone help to sell half of the switch numbers. The only thing i didn't buy in those 3 is mario kart since i dont like racing.
well.. because it's a must have for Switch owner? Switch isn't exactly similar to PS4/XB1 which has overwhelming "mainstream" crowd who only buy CoD/Sport games and almost nothing else.. also the first-party studios are kinda the sole star of the platform which barely has AAA third-party support unlike the other two console. I bought switch because I want to play 'nintendo games', not 'games' as general.. that's why it's the king of second place no? because whatever you choose between PS4/XB1 as your main console, Switch is almost always the second one you buy for them 'nintendo games', which in turn makes its first-party has very high attach rate. That's not to say the games aren't good though, in fact they're all amazing.
those three were like the only games worth getting in the Switchs first year. somewhat regret getting Mario Kart since I'll never be able to play it online again, stupid online sub smh
ARMS, Splatoon 2, Xenoblade 2 and Mario & Rabbids Kingdom Battle all came out on the Switch's first year and range from good to great games. On top of that you can't ignore the stupid amount of indies it got, which are no-brainers to play on the Switch, and some of them great and exclusive like Golf Story and FAST RMX. Switch's first year was superb for Switch owners, we had plenty to play every month. In comparison, this year was pretty bad, at least on the Nintendo exclusive front.
not much interest in Indies, and most of those were also released on other platforms. didn't get ARMS or Splatoon knowing that they'd basically be unplayable the following year. Don't really care for anything from Ubi, and Xeno is on my list of games to buy, but I stand by what I said as these three games got the most attention during the first few months of Switch's release. didnt mean anything bad by it, I got all three
Put me down for 2/3 day one. Sorry Mario kart. Can’t buy the same game again.
Didnt know the Wii U version had all DLC packed in, two items, battle mode and new characters
All dlc packed in versus buying them separate makes it a different game? Ohhh a new mode and a few new characters in a racer make it a different game? Sorry kid. It’s the same game. The extremely small differences do not warrant a second purchase.
Now smash bros
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