Not only is Super Smash Bros. Ultimate the biggest crossover, with 74 playable characters, over 100 arenas and more than 800 soundtracks, it’s also the fastest selling Nintendo home console game ever to be released in Europe.
The new Super Smash Bros. game was launched on 7th of December, and already three days into its life it has sold roughly 30% more than Mario Kart Wii, which is one of the best selling games to date. In addition, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is the fastest ever selling game on the Nintendo eShop.
“Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is not only the biggest Super Smash game ever, it’s also the fastest selling in the series, and indeed for the Nintendo home console market. Said Stephan Bole, COO, Nintendo of Europe. Adding; Switch owners also has loads of games to look forward to in 2019, with new games in the Animal Crossing series, as well as a new Pokémon game.”
Source: Bergsala press email