Published On: Wed, Jan 23rd, 2019

Smash Bros. Ultimate Dominates The US Game Charts In The Month Of December

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The categorical reason a Nintendo Switch was means to outsell opposition platforms within a US in Dec final year is related to a recover of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, that placed in a tip mark on a charts.

According to The NPD Group, Nintendo had 6 other titles in a tip twenty best-selling games list to assistance boost Switch sales. This enclosed Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Super Mario Party, Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Let’s Go, Eevee!, Super Mario Odyssey and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of a Wild.

The association generated some-more income than any other publisher during this duration for a initial time given 2009 (excluding in-game transactions). According to NPD researcher Mat Piscatella, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe also finished 2018 as a second-best racing diversion of all-time, right behind Mario Kart Wii in terms of dollar sales.

Take a demeanour during a charts below:

  1. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate*
  2. Call of Duty: Black Ops 4**
  3. Red Dead Redemption II
  4. Battlefield V**
  5. NBA 2K19
  6. Mario Kart 8*
  7. Madden NFL 19**
  8. Super Mario Party*
  9. Pokemon: Lets Go Pikachu*
  10. Marvel’s Spider-Man
  11. Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey
  12. Pokemon: Lets Go Eevee*
  13. Super Mario Odyssey*
  14. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of a Wild*
  15. Just Cause 4
  16. FIFA 19
  17. Grand Theft Auto V
  18. Minecraft
  19. Spyro Reignited Trilogy**
  20. Fallout 76*

*Does not embody digital sales, **Does not embody PC digital sales
Note: These charts are sorted by dollar sales — not series of units sold.


Super Smash Bros. Ultimate was not usually a top-selling diversion of Dec though also a fifth best-selling diversion of 2018 and this does not even embody digital sales (as remarkable above). Mat Piscatella also common a few additional contribution about a success of a new Smash Bros. entry:

“Packaged program launch month dollar sales of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate exceeded those of a prior best in authorization history, Super Smash Bros. Brawl, by over 70 percent.

“Super Smash Bros. Ultimate sets a new launch month dollar sales record for a height disdainful in Video Game history, surpassing a launch month dollar sales of 2010’s Halo: Reach.”

It’s easy to see because a Switch has sole so good in a US after a successful launch of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Once again, are we during all astounded by this sales data? Tell us below.

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