'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' Is Officially the Fastest Selling Nintendo Switch Game

'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' Is Officially the Fastest Selling Nintendo Switch Game

'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' Is Officially the Fastest Selling Nintendo Switch Game

Ultimate is now the fastest-selling Nintendo home console game in Australia and New Zealand - ever.

While there are more Sony PlayStation 4 and Microsoft Xbox consoles now on the market, the Switch has outpaced "all other current-generation systems" since its debut in March 2017, NPD reported.

Meanwhile, Nintendo also revealed the Switch has been the fastest-selling current-gen console in the US for the past 21 months, having sold more than 8.7 million units in that time. Right now according to the latest estimates, the Switch is about to surpass the original Xbox's lifetime sales of 24 million, putting it 14th overall in terms of best-selling systems and 9th for all-time console sales. Includes solus and bundle units sold at retail, and download versions in Nintendo eShop. Ultimate for Nintendo Switch isn't just the biggest crossover in gaming history - it's the fastest-selling game ever released for a Nintendo home console in Europe*, surpassing the launch sales of titles like The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Super Mario Odyssey, and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, all of which have shipped over 10 million copies to date. Ultimate has sold more than 3 million units in less than two weeks. They've grown 105% over 2017.

The outlet also reports that Super Smash Bros. With over three million units sold in just 11 days, Super Smash Bros.


With upwards of 74 fighters, 108 stages, almost 1300 Spirit characters to collect, and a single-player Adventure mode that ought to take around 24 hours to complete, Super Smash Bros. The game is also the fastest selling title in the Super Smash Bros. franchise.

"We are thrilled to see such a strong reaction from consumers in the second holiday season for Nintendo Switch".

Nintendo has announced that Super Smash.

The company's website hasn't updated global sales for the Nintendo Switch nor the system's top-selling software since September.

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