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

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

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.

Regardless, it's clear that "Super Smash Bros".

The Nintendo Switch has snapped up the title of the fastest-selling console of the current hardware generation, according to a report from Business Wire. Ultimate is now both the fastest-selling game in the series and our fastest-selling home console game in Australia and New Zealand", said Managing Director of Nintendo Australia, Kamon Yoshimura."Super Smash Bros.

It's also the fast-selling game in the 19-year-old Smash series, according to United States sales data that Nintendo released Tuesday.

Nintendo hardware unit and dollar sales for 2018 are at their highest annual totals since 2011.

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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 past year.

As well as retail sales, Smash Ultimate has also become the fastest selling title ever on the Nintendo eShop. Nintendo said it would sell 38 million Nintendo Switch by the end of the financial year, though analysts are still predicting it will fall just short, hitting about 35 million, according to Bloomberg. "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".

Nintendo eShop sales have grown 105 percent over 2017.

Not only is the Switch selling faster than the Xbox One or PS4 in America, but Smash Bros. So many games were released previous year that Nintendo had very little left for afterwards and it wasn't really until Pokémon: Let's Go and Super Smash Bros. With over three million units sold in just 11 days, Super Smash Bros. Super Mario Odyssey has sold over 4.7 million units.

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

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