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

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Ultimate not only the fastest selling game of all time for the Switch, but also the fastest selling game in the Super Smash Bros. series.

The company is also excited about the performance of Smash Ultimate, noting that it's sold three million units in just 11 days since launch.

We are thrilled to see such a strong reaction from consumers in the second holiday season for Nintendo Switch. "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". Ultimate are all part of the wide range of games for everyone on Nintendo Switch.

In addition to the fast-selling Super Smash Bros. With 74 characters to choose from, who are you maining?

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While there are more Sony PlayStation 4 and Microsoft Xbox consoles now on the market, the Switch has outpaced "all other current-generation systems" since its debut in March 2017, NPD reported. Ultimate in the United States in its first 11 days on the market according to the company's own internal sales data.

NPD also confirm that Nintendo hardware sales are at their highest level since 2011, with eShop digital sales up 105% on past year. In the past year they also highlight a "105% growth" of eShop sales over 2017, a sales push of four million for Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Switch), 4.7m for Super Mario Odyssey and five million for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe - behold, the power of Mario Kart.

Total Australian and New Zealand sales over the first three days were nearly 80% higher than that of Super Mario Odyssey. These include The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Super Mario Odyssey, Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu/Eevee and Super Smash Bros Ultimate.

The company's website hasn't updated global sales for the Nintendo Switch nor the system's top-selling software since September.