After shipping more than 12 million copies in less than two full months, "Super Smash Bros. Ultimate" is now officially the fastest selling Nintendo game at all times.
"Super Smash Bros. Ultimate" is a fighting game for Nintendo Switch, which includes more than 70 game characters from a video game franchise and an incredible variety of game modes. Here's the latest game in a series with storytelling among fans; and "Super Smash Bros." the community is passionate, competitive, and constantly engaged.
Based on data shared directly with Nintendo investors, the striking launch also made "Super Smash Bros. Ultimate" the best third-party game game in the short history of the console.
Only "Mario Kart 8 Deluxe" and "Super Mario Odyssey" have sold more copies to date, with 15 million and 13.76 million units that have been transported, respectively. "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" launched next to the Switch in March 2017 and has sold 11.68 million copies to date, giving it a little behind "Smash Ultimate".
With "Super Smash Bros. Ultimate" helping to boost Changes, Nintendo had been the most successful holiday season since 2009, when the Nintendo Wii and DS awarded the market. Nintendo has sold more than 32 million Switch consoles and intends to ship 35 million units worldwide by the end of March. In order to give the success of Switch in perspective, the previous console Nintendo, the Wii U, sold only 13.56 million units worldwide during its 5 year life.
Nintendo plans to continue to release new characters for "Super Smash Bros. Ultimate" in February 2020, and will fund development by selling season ticket for the next six fighter downloads. The company is also planning to hold series of online tournaments, is illegal in bones to Nintendo.
The Switch & # 39; is still a relatively young consol, so "Super Smash Bros. Ultimate" is likely to continue to be popular for years to come. However, becoming the best Nintendo game will always be a high order; The highest place is Wii Sports, the game that came with the best selling home console Nintendo, the Wii. Nintendo has sold 82.86 million copies of Wii Sports, and 101.63 million Wii consoles.