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

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

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

Nintendo Switch has sold more than 8.7 million units in the USA since its launch in March of 2017 according to the NPD Group, which tracks sales of hardware and software.

Since its 2017 launch, the console has sold over 8.7 million units, which is more than the other current gen consoles at the same point in their life cycles.

Nintendo is also the overall top-selling US software publisher so far for 2018, according to NPD data through November.

Nintendo sold more than three million copies of its popular brawler "Super Smash Bros". The game also sold 3 million units in just 11 days in the U.S., according to gamesindustry.biz.

It took a little while, but Nintendo overnight has done a bit of gloating about how well Super Smash Bros. It's made it both the fastest-selling Switch and Smash Bros. game as well. As Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aimé shared last week, Super Mario Odyssey, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild all have attach rates of better than 50 percent (meaning half of all Switch owners have these games).

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

Nintendo also revealed updated numbers for the Switch console and other games.

According to Bloomberg, Nintendo plans to sell 38 million Switch consoles by the end of the financial year, although it is predicted they will most likely only sell 35 million.

Nintendo's eShop sales have also seen a huge bump this year. The more recent Super Mario Party stands at 1.4 million and Pokémon: Let's Go a total of 2 million.

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