Super Smash Bros. Ultimate becomes Nintendo Switch's fastest-selling game

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Bros Ultimate is "the fastest-selling Nintendo home console game of all time in Europe", while across the pond, the title sold over 3 million copies in 11 days, according to Nintendo's internal sales data (via Business Wire).

Nothing's more popular right now than Super Smash Bros. 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. Includes solus and bundle units sold at retail, and download versions in Nintendo eShop.

"We are thrilled to see such a strong reaction from consumers in the second holiday season for Nintendo Switch". While Nintendo doesn't provide the numbers explicitly, it does point out that Odyssey has sold more than 12 million units, so if we apply some quick maths, we're looking at upwards of 21 million copies, which is absolutely huge, particularly given it only came out a little under two weeks ago.

Nintendo also revealed updated numbers for the Switch console and other games. With 74 characters to choose from, who are you maining? Ultimate in the U.S. in its first 11 days on the market according to the company's own internal sales data. Nintendo said that since the system's launch in March 2017 to November 2018, Nintendo sold more than 8.7 million units.

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Sales of the Switch aren't the only thing Nintendo is celebrating. 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).

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is available now at retailers and in Nintendo eShop, and in a limited hardware bundle complete with branded Joy-Con controllers and dock and a download code for the game.