"Super Smash Bros. Ultimate" Smashes Nintendo Switch Sales Record

20 December, 2018, 11:57 | Author: Shawn Conner
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The release of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate becoming the fastest-selling Nintendo console game of all time in Australia and New Zealand. In the past year they also highlight a "105% growth" of eShop sales over 2017, a sales push of four million for Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Switch), 4.7m for Super Mario Odyssey and five million for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe - behold, the power of Mario Kart. Ultimate became the fastest-selling Nintendo Switch game at United Kingdom retail.

Nintendo Australia has just announced that Super Smash Bros.

In an announcement made on Tuesday, Nintendo also said the Switch is the fastest selling console of the current generation. Ultimate game, other recently released games that continue to make a splash include Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee!

It's been another huge year for Nintendo and it looks like there's absolutely no plans to slow down in 2019.

According to NPD the Switch has sold more than 8.7 million consoles in the United States since last March, which compares to roughly 29 million for the PlayStation 4 and 25 million for the Xbox One. Ultimate in the U.S. in its first 11 days on the market according to the company's own internal sales data.

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Nintendo also revealed updated numbers for the Switch console and other games.

Not only is the Switch selling faster than the Xbox One or PS4 in America, but Smash Bros. And, Super Mario Odyssey has sold over 4.7 million units.

Nintendo isn't quite at the top of the current-gen hardware pile yet (Sony's head start has allowed them to reach almost 90 million PS4s sold, close to the Wii's lifetime of 101.6 million), but they're getting there quickly. Nintendo previously reported that the Switch had sold 8.2 million units as of November 26, according to Adobe Analytics.

Sales of the Switch aren't the only thing Nintendo is celebrating.

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