Four of the past six months have seen the Nintendo Switch outperform the PS4 and Xbox One in the US console market, according to NPD. It was once again the top-performing system in August. During the months where it hasn't had the most sales, the PS4 has been in the lead.
The Nintendo Switch was August's best-selling hardware platform. The Nintendo Switch has been the best-selling platform in four of the six months since launching in March 2017. - Mat Piscatella, analyst, NPD
Compared to last August, the market isn't doing particularly well. Sales were down 6% at $168 million.