Super Smash Bros. Ultimate First Week Sales Surpass 1.2 Million In Japan

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Media Create has revealed that Super Smash Bros. Ultimate sold 1,220,535 copies in Japan last week, a number tally that covers the three days that it was on sale following launch.

The mascot brawler helped to boost hardware sales, with 281,222 Nintendo Switch consoles sold in the week. And the portable home console continued to dominate the software chart, too, where games for it secured 13 places in the top 20.

Those included Pokémon Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon Let’s Go, Eevee! (No. 2), Super Mario Party (No. 3), Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (No. 4), Splatoon 2 (No. 5), Minecraft (No. 6), Super Mario Odyssey (No. 9), The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (No. 10), Kirby Star Allies (No. 12), Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun (No. 17), Mario Tennis Aces (No. 19) and Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 03: Drive Kit (No. 20).

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is now available exclusively for Nintendo Switch worldwide.

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After starting out with a Yellow Game Boy and a copy of Donkey Kong Land, Alex once hid in his room to play The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time one Christmas. Now he shares his thoughts on Nintendo Insider, keeping track of everything to do with Nintendo.

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