Last week, Super Smash Bros Ultimate rolled out for Nintendo Switch to break all the records in Japan. As reported by Famitsu, Super Smash Bros. game for Nintendo Switch sold more than 1.24 million copies during its first weekend. That is the highest launch sales recorded by a game of the famous Smash Bros series.
Also, the success of Smash Bros Ultimate helped Nintendo Switch sales to rise. According to Famitsu, Nintendo sold 278,313 Switch units after Smash Bros Ultimate launched, which is by 2.5 times higher than the 107,450 Nintendo Switch devices the company sold in the week before the game rolled out in Japan.
Also in the news, a Smash Bros Ultimate update will come out next week and would kill in-game replays that can be saved, among other new changes it would bring. Furthermore, Smash Bros Ultimate would get some expansion packs that will add new characters, including Piranha Plant and Persona 5’s Joker.
Super Smash Bros Ultimate Breaks All The Records In Japan
Smash Bros Ultimate is a real success in Japan as it broke all the records, including launch sales records and others. In a Smash Bros Ultimate review, Edmond Tran from GameSpot rated the game with 9/10 and said that “situational downers don’t stop Super Smash Bros. Ultimate from shining as a flexible multiplayer game that can be as freewheeling or as firm as you want it to be.”
“Its entertaining single-player content helps keep the game rich with interesting things to do, as well as bolstering its spirit of loving homage to the games that have graced Nintendo consoles. Ultimate’s diverse content is compelling, its strong mechanics are refined, and the encompassing collection is simply superb,” Tran added in his review on Super Smash Bros Ultimate.
In conclusion, Super Smash Bros Ultimate is the most successful title on Nintendo Switch so far, and it breaks all the records in Japan.