The past couple of weeks have been very good for Nintendo.
Thanks to a combination of some excellent deals andin the US, the console was one of the top-selling products overall as well as the company's best-selling console for that period in its history -- it sold 115 percent over the same period in 2017 -- according to Adobe Analytics.
At one point, before the shopping chaos started,, $120 off its retail price of $300.
The news follows the success of the eagerly anticipated, which Nintendo says is the most preordered Switch game ever, as well as the most preordered in its series. The game is expected to ship on Friday, Dec. 7.