The Nintendo Switch, here pictured in a store in Tokyo, Japan, launched on March 3, 2017.

The release of Nintendo’s newest console, the Switch, has been one of the “strongest and most successful gaming launches for GameStop in the last several years,” according to the specialist retailer’s Senior Director of Merchandising.

Stores across the US “were packed with customers who couldn’t wait to get their hands on the brand new Nintendo Switch” said Eric Bright, GameStop Senior Director of Merchandising, according to GameRant.

“This…