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

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Meanwhile, Nintendo also revealed the Switch has been the fastest-selling current-gen console in the USA for the past 21 months, having sold more than 8.7 million units in that time. From its launch in March 2017 through November 2018, Nintendo Switch has sold more than 8.7 million units, outpacing US sales of all other current-generation systems at the same point in their life cycles.

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

Nintendo announced on Tuesday that its Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has managed to sell 3 million copies in just 11 days. "We're looking forward to delivering more excitement and smiles to our fans in the coming year and beyond". Nintendo previously reported that the Switch had sold 8.2 million units as of November 26, according to Adobe Analytics. These numbers makes Smash Bros.

In addition to the fast-selling Super Smash Bros.

No mention was made of the Switch Online service, which launched in September and is required to play Super Smash Bros.

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In fact, Nintendo says that sales are so different, 2018 has been its best year since 2011.

Nintendo eShop sales have grown 105 percent over 2017.

In the US, Nintendo has sold more than 4.7 million copies of Odyssey and over five million and four million units, respectively, for Mario Kart and Zelda. The little hybrid console also outsold one of its predecessors, the Nintendo Wii, within the same timeframe, and this doesn't even take into account sales in Japan for all three consoles.

Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee! have combined to sell two million units while Super Mario Party has been purchased 1.4 million times in the US.