2017 Consumer Year in Review - Nintendo Switch sells 10 million consoles

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(WTVY) -- The new year is less than a week away, and all throughout this week, we're looking back at some of the big stories of 2017.

The company's latest console, the Switch, just became the fastest selling video game system in the U.S. in the company's history. Demand is so high that Nintendo (NTDOF) says it can't ship enough devices to meet it.

In the world of business, the Nintendo Switch became a big hit in the world of games--and Christmas gifts.

After launching on March 3rd, Nintendo's new console led sales multiple months throughout 2017, beating competition from the Xbox One and Playstation 4.

The Switch, which can be used as either a portable or home console featured Nintendo classics like Mario and Zelda along with other new offerings.

As of December 12th, 10 million had been sold--meaning the company reached its sales goal for the year in just 9 months.