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Nintendo Switch officially the fastest-selling U.S. console of this generation

20 December, 2018, 11:58 | Author: Arnold Gilbert
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This is the fastest selling Switch game and the fastest selling Super Smash Bros. game throughout the history of the franchise.

Nintendo has sold 8.7 million Switch consoles since its launch 21 months ago, making it the fastest-selling video game systems in the US during that time, according to data from the NPD Group. Nintendo re-iterates that it's the "overall top-selling U.S. software publisher so far for 2018" according to NPD data, which will be further boosted by holiday sales and by Smash Ultimate's tail.

The Nintendo Switch has snapped up the title of the fastest-selling console of the current hardware generation, according to a report from Business Wire. Super Mario Odyssey has sold over 4.7 million units. "We're looking forward to delivering more excitement and smiles to our fans in the coming year and beyond". In fact, Nintendo says that sales are so different, 2018 has been its best year since 2011.

Nintendo Australia has just announced that Super Smash Bros. With 74 characters to choose from, who are you maining?

The Switch console itself sold more than 8.7 million units between its March 2017 launch and last month, putting it ahead of Sony's PlayStation 4 and Microsoft's Xbox One at the same point in their life cycles.

That list includes The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Super Mario Odyssey, Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu and Eevee and now Smash Bros.

Total Australian and New Zealand sales over the first three days were nearly 80% higher than that of Super Mario Odyssey. With over three million units sold in just 11 days, Super Smash Bros. In addition, Smash Bros.

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

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