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

Top 10 Game Charts: Super Smash Bros. pummels the competition

Top 10 Game Charts: Super Smash Bros. pummels the competition

Nintendo has sold 8.7 million Switch consoles since its launch 21 months ago, making it the fastest-selling video game systems in the USA during that time, according to data from the NPD Group.

Nintendo of America's Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing Doug Bowser stated "We are thrilled to see such a strong reaction from consumers in the second holiday season for Nintendo Switch. Ultimate is now both the fastest-selling game in the series and our fastest-selling home console game in Australia and New Zealand", managing director of Nintendo Australia, Kamon Yoshimura, said in the press release.

The NPD Group on Tuesday also revealed that the Switch has become the fastest-selling console of this hardware generation. "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". Ultimate and Switch sales in Europe and the U.S.

With 74 playable fighters, over 100 stages, more than 800 music tracks and much more, Super Smash Bros.

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According to a press release from the company, Smash Ultimate has hit launch sales which are more than 80 per cent higher than Super Mario Odyssey. The more recent Super Mario Party stands at 1.4 million and Pokémon: Let's Go a total of 2 million. Ultimate in the U.S. in its first 11 days on the market according to the company's own internal sales data. So many games were released past year that Nintendo had very little left for afterwards and it wasn't really until Pokémon: Let's Go and Super Smash Bros.

Not only is the Switch selling faster than the Xbox One or PS4 in America, but Smash Bros.

Since the Switch launched three years later than its two rivals it'll never catch up, and so direct comparisons between overall sales are essentially meaningless.

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