Super Smash Bros. is the fastest-selling Nintendo game in EU

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate takes 1st place as Nintendo's fastest-selling home console game.

Published Fri, Dec 21 2018 5:00 AM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:49 AM CST

In a recent press release from Nintendo Europe, Super Smash Bros. has been deemed Nintendo's fastest-selling home console game ever.

Nintendo Europe has announced on the official Twitter page that the recently released Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has become Nintendo's fastest selling home console ever. Since its release, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has clocked record number sales within its first three days of being live. The total sales of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate in that same frame were 30% higher than that of Mario Kart Wii, which progressed to sell more than 37 million copies.

The COO of Europes Nintendo commented on the success of the title, saying "Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is the biggest Super Smash Bros. ever, and not only is it the fastest-selling game in the series we've ever seen in Europe, it's become our fastest-selling home console game ever. 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." Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is currently available exclusively on the Nintendo Switch, for more information visit the official Super Smash Bros. website here.

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