Interest In Nintendo Games Rose 40% In 2019 In China

Taobao, one of the largest e-commerce websites in China, has revealed an interesting statistic today.

According to the company, the craze in Nintendo games from customers on Taobao increased by 40% in 2019 as compared to 2018. It’s unclear how this “craze” is measured – whether in sales or likes.

The official Nintendo Switch launch could have contributed to this rise.

“In 2019, the craze for Nintendo games from Taobao gamers rose by 40% compared to 2018.”

— Chinese Nintendo (@chinesenintendo) January 2, 2020