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Smash Bros. Ultimate will be the fastest selling Home Console Nintendo Game in Australia and New Zealand

December 20, 2018 Technology 0 Views Since then released, has Super Smash Bros. Ultimate broken records worldwide. In Australia and New Zealand it is no different. The company's biggest crossover in history has now officially been the fastest-selling home console Nintendo ever released in the two countries – exceeds existing launch sales of titles such as Zelda Legend: Breath of the Wild and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe . According to Nintendo Australia, Ultimate sales during the first three days were locally 80 percent higher than Super Mario Odyssey which has continued to sell more than 1 2 million copies worldwide. Another amazing fact is how five of Nintendo's ten best ever games launched locally are now on Switch. Here's what Nintendo Australia's CEO Kamon Yoshimura had to say about Ultimate's milestone: "We are proud that Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is now the fastest selling game in the series and our fastest selling home console game in Australia and New Zeeland. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is the biggest Super Smash Bros ever and we look forward to providing exciting 2019 experience with new games in Animal Crossing and the Pokémon series, along with Yoshi's Crafted World, Fire Emblem: Three Houses and more. " This success follows strong sales in the US, Europe and Japan. During the launch week, Ultimate sold 1.2 million copies in Japan. In the United States, the game has already shifted 3 million copies and throughout Europe it has become the fastest-selling Nintendo game full-time. Are you surprised…

Since then released, has Super Smash Bros. Ultimate broken records worldwide. In Australia and New Zealand it is no different. The company’s biggest crossover in history has now officially been the fastest-selling home console Nintendo ever released in the two countries – exceeds existing launch sales of titles such as Zelda Legend: Breath of the Wild and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe .

According to Nintendo Australia, Ultimate sales during the first three days were locally 80 percent higher than Super Mario Odyssey which has continued to sell more than 1

2 million copies worldwide. Another amazing fact is how five of Nintendo’s ten best ever games launched locally are now on Switch.

Here’s what Nintendo Australia’s CEO Kamon Yoshimura had to say about Ultimate’s milestone:

“We are proud that Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is now the fastest selling game in the series and our fastest selling home console game in Australia and New Zeeland. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is the biggest Super Smash Bros ever and we look forward to providing exciting 2019 experience with new games in Animal Crossing and the Pokémon series, along with Yoshi’s Crafted World, Fire Emblem: Three Houses and more. “

This success follows strong sales in the US, Europe and Japan. During the launch week, Ultimate sold 1.2 million copies in Japan. In the United States, the game has already shifted 3 million copies and throughout Europe it has become the fastest-selling Nintendo game full-time.

Are you surprised at the success of Smash so far? Do you expect to ultimately exceed the lifetime sales of Nintendo’s other major releases? Tell us in the comments.

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