Nintendo sales topped $250 million from Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday

Check out Best Buy's 2018 Cyber Monday Deals

Check out Best Buy's 2018 Cyber Monday Deals

Nintendo set sales records over the holiday weekend from Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday, the company has announced.

Nintendo's successful Switch platformer Super Mario Odyssey has now sold over 500,000 physical copies in the United Kingdom, becoming only the second Switch title to do so, following Nintendo's own Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.

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.

Total U.S. hardware sales during the period of Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday increased 45 percent over the same period in 2017. Both Pokemon Let's Go games - Pikachu and Eevee have sold over 1.5 million units combined, since their launch on November 16th.

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As always, Shacknews is on the scene with a top-tier roundup of all the best Cyber Monday 2018 sales on everything from new iPhones to video game consoles and more.

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

And Super Mario Odyssey, which came out a year ago and has already sold 13 million copies to date, continues to climb back up, with a 25th place spot on the charts and a 110 percent increase in sales. To that end, eBay is hosting a UK-exclusive, one-time use coupon that grants 15% off any purchase made in 20 different categories, including Video Games and Video Game Consoles.

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