Super Smash Bros. becomes Wii U’s fastest seller in a US

November 30, 2014 - Super Smash Bros

Nintendo has long said that a success of holiday releases like Super Smash Bros. will be pivotal to attracting new business to a Wii U (and in spin attracting third-party developers behind to a system). The initial step of that devise seems to be off to a good start, as Nintendo has announced Super Smash Bros. for Wii U is a fastest-selling diversion in a console’s story following a new US release.

Nintendo says it has changed 490,000 digital and sell copies of a new warrior in a 3 days following the November 21 release. Those numbers usually cover a US market, given a diversion comes out in Europe on Nov 28, Australia on Nov 29, and Japan on Dec 6.

Back in June, Nintendo announced it sole 1.2 million copies of Mario Kart 8 in that game’s initial 3 days on store shelves worldwide, and after it changed two million worldwide copies in reduction than a month. Nintendo pronounced Super Smash Bros. is offered during a larger rate in a US, suggesting that it could simply put adult even stronger worldwide numbers following a general release.

It’s too early to tell whether Super Smash Bros. is offered essentially to existent Wii U owners or if a diversion is behaving as a complement seller Nintendo hopes it will be. Wii U shipments were adult 143 percent for a Apr to Sep duration when compared to a year before, and Nintendo cited Mario Kart 8 as being instrumental to that turnaround. Even with that increase, though, Nintendo’s console still lags behind foe from Sony and Microsoft in monthly sales.

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