Nintendo Switch Has Huge Launch At GameStop, Retailer Says

"For those fans who are still looking for the Nintendo Switch, don't worry--we're getting more."

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The Nintendo Switch was released on Friday. It was a huge hit at GameStop, the retailer announced.

Senior director of merchandising, Eric Bright, told Game Rant that the Switch launch was one of the "strongest and most successful gaming console launches" in recent years.

"Stores across the country [on Thursday night] were packed with customers who couldn't wait to get their hands on the brand new Nintendo Switch," he said (via DualShockers). "This is one of the strongest and most successful gaming console launches for GameStop in the last several years. For those fans who are still looking for the Nintendo Switch, don't worry--we're getting more."

GameStop was among the retailers that had Switch stock available for walk-in customers on Friday.

After the Wii U struggled, it will be interesting to see how the Switch sells. Nintendo has not yet announced any sales figures for the hybrid console, but we'll report back if and when they do.

For more on the Switch, check out GameSpot's review of the console here.

This story has been updated.

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