Video Games Industries See More Sales In The Month Of March



The world lock down has seen the increase in the number of video-game sales
exploded last month as a result of the corona-virus pandemic affecting the
world. Due to the sit at home been observed around the globe, so many game
lovers has resulted to playing more of video games.

The spending in the month of March on video game hardware, software and 
accessories increased by 35% from a year earlier to $1.6 billion- reversing
a seven month streak of declines to hit the highest March total since 2008,
according to NPD Group an industry-tracking firm.

Nintendo Switch spiked the increase in sales of video games and as a result,
doubled last month versus a year earlier-even surpassing its initial sales when
it launched in March 2017.

Indeed, the fastest-selling console in Nintendo's history has become hard to get
since the world pandemic started, with console selling out at retailers like walmart
and Amazon. An Amazon listing for a used Switch, which normally retails for $300, 
was priced above the $500 mark on Tuesday, while a special "Animal Crossing" branded
Switch was listed at $700 on ebay. 

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