After less than a year on shelves.
With the release of Nintendo’s latest financial results, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate was confirmed not only to be the best-selling entry in the fighting series, having sold 15.71 million units as of 30th September 2019, but it also climbed to number 2 on the Switch all-time best seller list, with only Mario Kart 8 Deluxe keeping it from the top spot.
If that feat wasn’t impressive enough, these sales numbers also take the game past a genre milestone; Smash Bros. Ultimate is now the best-selling fighting game ever, taking over both the seminal Street Fighter II (in all its myriad guises) and the combined total of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS which were standing in its way when it dethroned Super Smash Bros. Brawl as the best-selling individual fighting game release back in April.
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