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The NES Classic outsold the Xbox One, PS4 and Switch in June
Nintendo announced on Monday that will bring back the NES Classic Edition beginning on June 29. - photo by Herb Scribner
The NES Classic has aged well.

Thats the takeaway from the latest numbers about how well the console is selling. The NES Classic, a smaller reboot of the Nintendo Entertainment System, returned to stores in June after a brief run in 2016, and its selling really well.

In fact, the NES Classic, which sells for $59, outsold the PlayStation 4, Nintendos Switch and Xbox One in June alone, The Verge reported.

The data come from the NPD Group, which tracks video game sales numbers.

It is the first time that the NES led in monthly unit sales since the NPD Group started tracking numbers in 1995.

The NES Classic's recent surge came even though it was only available for a select amount of days. True to form, the console also sold more than any other console last September, according to The Verge.

The NES Classic debuted to much fanfare in 2016. Mass shortages left fans wondering if theyd ever find a version, according to Kotaku. Nintendo brought the console back last September and again this past June.

However, other video game consoles have also seen recent success. The NPD said that Xbox One sales numbers doubled from June 2017 to June 2018, according to Windows Central.

Sonys new CEO, Kenichiro Yoshida, celebrated the PlayStation 4s recent success, too. Sony made $17.9 billion in revenue during April, May and June, including $1.8 billion in profit, according to the companys recent financial results. And the PlayStation 4 is likely responsible for the bulk of that, according to Engadget.