Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is the fastest-selling Switch game ever

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is the fastest-selling Switch game ever

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is the fastest-selling Switch game ever

Not only is the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate becoming the fastest-selling Nintendo console game of all time in Australia and New Zealand. "Nintendo Switch owners have a lot to look forward to in 2019, including new games in the Animal Crossing and Pokémon series, Yoshi's Crafted World, Fire Emblem: Three Houses, and more".

Super Smash Bros Ultimate surpassed 3 million sales in the USA during its first 11 days on shelves, according to Nintendo's own internal sales data.

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 enthusiasm for the Switch is much different than what Nintendo experienced with the Wii U, which ultimately didn't sell as well as expected. In its first 21 months of availability, Nintendo has sold more than 8.7 million systems in the United States, outpacing all other current-gen systems through the same point in their life cycles. 2018 titles such as Pokemon: Let's Go, Pikachu!, Pokemon: Let's Go, Eevee!, and Super Mario Party have helped bolster sales. The game also sold 3 million units in just 11 days in the USA, according to Includes solus and bundle units sold at retail, and download versions in Nintendo eShop.

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NPD also confirm that Nintendo hardware sales are at their highest level since 2011, with eShop digital sales up 105% on a year ago.

Nintendo's eShop sales have also seen a huge bump this year. Nintendo stock hit a five year high of $58.45 a share this year, only to shed more than 40 percent of its value this month, with a year-low of $33.90.

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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