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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is Now the Best-Selling Fighting Game in US History

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is Now the Best-Selling Fighting Game in US History - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 12 December 2019 / 2,080 Views

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is now the best-selling fighting in US history, according to figures from NPD.

"Super Smash Bros Ultimate is now the best-selling Fighting game in U.S. history, with a lifetime dollar sales total surpassing that of the previous best-selling Fighting game, Super Smash Bros. Brawl," said said NPD analyst Mat Piscatella.

Super Smash Bros Ultimate released on December 7, 2018 and has shipped 15.71 million units worldwide through September 30, 2019, according to figures from Nintendo.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is Now the Best-Selling Fighting Game in US History


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. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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5 Comments
KLAMarine (on 12 December 2019)

The End Game of fighting games.

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PAOerfulone (on 12 December 2019)

All before it reached 1 full year on the market. Incredible!

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Zenos (on 12 December 2019)

One can argue if it's a true fighting game, but it's a superb title nonetheless. It's a must own for Switch players in my view.

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Chicho Zenos (on 12 December 2019)

is a platformer

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think-man (on 12 December 2019)

Great game, love it

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