Already Due to Pre-Orders Super Smash Bros. Ultimate was already predicted at launch for the best-selling Smash and Switch game. Now that the latest entry in the long-running combat series is finally available worldwide, the first sales data estimates for Japan have been released.
According to MorganStanley, preliminary Famitsu sales data report is based on Nintendo's All-Star Brawler It is estimated that on its first week in Japan, on Switch moved approximately 1
of last month's Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and let's go, Eevee! sold 552,000 copies locally and a month earlier Super Mario Party sold 131,000 copies upon release. Last year Splatoon 2 relocated 631,000 copies at launch and Super Mario Odyssey followed at year-end with 514,000 sales. It is estimated that Ultimate will shun $ 10 million in the short term and outperform market expectations over the long term, which will in turn improve Nintendo's share price. More detailed data on the Japanese Ultimate launch will be announced shortly.
In the UK, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate topped the charts and became the best-selling smash game ever. It even managed to beat the combined sales of Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and off you go, Eevee! inland. In contrast to the existing smash games in the UK, the new game sales were 302 percent higher than Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 233 percent higher than the Super Smash Bros for 3DS . These data are again limited to physical sales.