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

Top 10 Game Charts: Super Smash Bros. pummels the competition

"Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is the biggest Super Smash Bros. ever, and not only is it the fastest-selling game in the series we've ever seen in Europe, it's become our fastest-selling home console game ever", said Nintendo of Europe COO Stephan Bole.

Nintendo announced on Tuesday that its Super Smash Bros.

Just this morning Nintendo shared the news with Destructoid that the Switch is the "fastest-selling United States console".

For Nintendo, the Switch's success has also extended to its games as well. "We're looking forward to delivering more excitement and smiles to our fans in the coming year and beyond".

Nintendo hardware unit and dollar sales for 2018 are at their highest annual totals since 2011.

With 74 playable fighters, over 100 stages, more than 800 music tracks and much more, Super Smash Bros.

Since its 2017 launch, the console has sold over 8.7 million units, which is more than the other current gen consoles at the same point in their life cycles.

Nintendo eShop sales have grown 105 percent over 2017.

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.

Evergreen Nintendo Switch games have set new milestones, with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe selling over 4 million and 5 million units, respectively.

Not only is the Switch selling faster than the Xbox One or PS4 in America, but Smash Bros.

Total Australian and New Zealand sales over the first three days were nearly 80% higher than that of Super Mario Odyssey. The game also sold 3 million units in just 11 days in the USA, according to gamesindustry.biz.

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

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