Tremendous Smash Bros. For Wii U Sells Almost 500K Copies In Three Days

Super Smash Bros. For Wii U Sells Nearly 500K Copies In Three Days

Nintendo wants hits proper now, and Tremendous Smash Bros. is successful – the sport bought 500,000 copies in simply three days, from its debut on November 21 till November 23, the firm introduced at this time. That makes it the quickest promoting Wii U recreation within the new console’s historical past, knocking Mario Kart eight off that perch. It additionally ought to make for an honest accompanying bump in Wii U console gross sales, if Mario Kart eight’s success is any instance.

Nintendo North American president Reggie Fils-Aime stated that the launch of Mario Kart eight on the console primarily doubled the gross sales of the Wii U when measured yr-over-yr, and whereas lots of these new system house owners possible will probably be consumers of Tremendous Smash Bros, too, there are sure to be some new hardware gross sales pushed by the sport.

Gross sales figures from Nintendo present that half of Wii U house owners already personal Mario Kart eight, and with SSB gross sales off to such a robust sensible, Nintendo might be hoping one other huge guess will repay: Amiibo. The toys-to-life NFC figures work with SSB, and with Mario Kart eight. In different phrases, the components are all in place for an honest vacation displaying from Nintendo, which isn’t what anybody would’ve doubtless predicted given the state of the Wii U panorama presently final yr.