Super Smash Bros. hits Wii U in November, 2.8M sales so far
October 9, 2014 - Super Smash Bros
SUPER SMASH BROS. FOR NINTENDO 3DS HAS SOLD MORE THAN 2.8 MILLION UNITS WORLDWIDE
Season of Smash continues on 5th Dec with Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and dual waves of amiibo on 28th Nov and 19th December
7th Oct 2014 – Strong launches in Europe, a Americas and Australia* have propelled a accumulative sales sum for Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS to some-more than 2.8 million worldwide. This first-ever unstable complement of a diversion has resonated with fans and critics alike, and a initial sales set Nintendo adult for a clever Christmas season.
The “Season of Smash” is set for another boost as Nintendo currently rises a lid on a European recover date for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, with a fighting series’ initial incursion into HD alighting in European shops on 5th December. The initial call of Nintendo’s interactive amiibo total will launch a week earlier, on 28th November. Twelve iconic Nintendo characters will be enclosed in a initial round, with 6 some-more total set to launch with a second call on 19th December.
Fans will be means to squeeze a standalone Super Smash Bros. for Wii U program during sell or from Nintendo eShop, though will also be means to buy it during sell as partial of dual bundles from 5th December:
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U + Mario amiibo
This set facilities a duplicate of a diversion as good as a initial amiibo in a operation – nothing other than Mario!
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U + GameCube Controller Adapter for Wii U
Ideal for fans who grew adult personification Super Smash Bros. Melee for a Nintendo GameCube system, this singular book set facilities a duplicate of a diversion as good as a adapter that lets fans bond adult to 4 Nintendo GameCube or WaveBird controllers to a Wii U console.
Also accessible from 5th Dec will be a standalone black Nintendo GameCube Controller – Super Smash Bros. Edition, as good as a standalone GameCube Controller Adapter for Wii U.
Additionally, a formerly announced initial call of amiibo, Nintendo’s incursion into a toys-to-life difficulty of interactive figures, is entrance to shops on 28th November. The initial call is comprised of a following 12 amiibo: Mario, Peach, Yoshi, Donkey Kong, Link, Fox, Samus, Wii Fit Trainer, Villager, Pikachu, Kirby and Marth.
Today Nintendo announces a second call of amiibo entrance to shops on 19th December, including a following characters: Zelda, Diddy Kong, Luigi, Little Mac, Pit and Captain Falcon.
Each amiibo uses NFC record to correlate with concordant games in singular new ways, providing uninformed gameplay practice and a good value for consumers. Players simply need to daub them to a NFC touchpoint on a Wii U GamePad to activate them, and some total offer harmony opposite mixed games – no additional apparatus is required. Fans can buy and collect amiibo, to move them closer to a games and characters they love. More amiibo will be launched via 2015.
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U will support amiibo from launch on 5th December, while other titles for that destiny amiibo support is designed embody Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Mario Kart 8, Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker, Mario Party 10 and Yoshi’s Woolly World for Wii U, with some-more to come. A program refurbish might be required to use amiibo functionality for these and other amiibo concordant games in a future.
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U launches on 5th Dec during retail, including from a Nintendo Official UK Store, or digitally from Nintendo eShop. The initial call of amiibo will be accessible from shops from 28th November, with a second call of amiibo total set to land in shops on 19th December.
* Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS launched on 13th Sep in Japan, 3rd Oct in Europe and a Americas, and 4th Oct in Australia. Cumulative sales simulate life-to-date totals in any of those regions. Data from Europe essentially covers Friday 3rd Oct to 4th October, as a good infancy of sell outlets are sealed on Sundays opposite Europe. All sales total are Nintendo estimates for both digital downloads of games and earthy sales.
For serve details:
Super Smash Bros. website http://www.smashbros.com/
amiibo website http://www.nintendo.co.uk/amiibo
Wii U website http://www.nintendo.co.uk/Wii-U/Wii-U-344102.html
Nintendo 3DS Guided Tour http://guidedtour.nintendo.co.uk
Nintendo 2DS Website http://www.nintendo.co.uk/nintendo2ds
Super Smash Bros. on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/smashbros
Wii U (UK) on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/WiiU.co.uk
Nintendo 3DS (UK) on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Nintendo3DSUK
Nintendo UK on YouTube http://www.youtube.com/NintendoUK
Nintendo of Europe on Twitter https://twitter.com/nintendoeurope
Nintendo UK on Twitter https://twitter.com/nintendouk
Nintendo Official UK Store http://store.nintendo.co.uk
Nintendo UK Media Assets Library (registered users only) http://assetslibrary.nintendo.co.uk/
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