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Super Smash Bros. for 3DS Sales Top 3 Million Units Worldwide - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 05 November 2014 / 5,573 Views

The release of the New 3DS in Japan and Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS has helped breathe a second life into the 3DS. The handheld has managed to sell more than 200,000 units for three straight weeks and sell more than 100,000 units in six of the seven week Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS has been on sale.

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS has hit a new milestone on the week ending October 25. The game has now sold more than three million units at retail worldwide. Japan is the biggest region where the game has sold 1.67 million units. It has also sold 926,280 units in the US and 314,009 units in Europe.

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS launched on October 3 in North America and Europe, and September 13 in Japan. Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo Wii U will launch on November 21 in North America, December 5 in Europe and December 6 in Japan.


A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. Outside, in the real world, he has a passion for the outdoors which includes everything from hiking to having received his B.A. in Environmental Studies. You can contact the author at or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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Ljink96 (on 05 November 2014)

I can't say it enough, smart move for Nintendo.

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fory77 (on 05 November 2014)

Good, now give us a pre-order chart analysis :P

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Rogerioandrade fory77 (on 06 November 2014)

and also digital sales numbers ยน

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Ninsect (on 05 November 2014)

Eh, I'd say MH did more to boost 3DS than Smash in Japan

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