Super Smash Bros. Ultimate by Nintendo is now the best selling fighting game of all time according to the company’s financial report for the six months that ended on September 30th, 2019.
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is a 2018 game launched by the gaming giant Nintendo and developed by Bandai Namco Studios and sora Ltd. This game follows a very simple concept of gameplay in which a player has to choose different weapons to get the opponent down. Also, this game gets more interesting as it has many different gaming modes like single-player, multiplayer and campaign.
This game was released on December 7th, 2018. The development of the game began back in December 2015 by Bandai Namco Studio and Sora Ltd. Nintendo teased about this game in the month of March in 2018 and revealed it at E3 2018 the following June. In just one year’s time, Nintendo was successfully able to sell over 15.71 million copies worldwide, making it the best selling fighting game as well as the fastest-selling Switch game of all time.
Since it’s release this game has been awarded with many awards like Gamescom Awards for best console game, New York Game Awards for best fighting game, SXSW Gaming Awards for excellence in gameplay. All these awards were given to this game just in the year 2018 itself. Many more were and will be awarded in this year.
Facts About Super Smash Bros. Ultimate:-
- There are characters from more than 30 game IPs.
- This is a completely new game developed just for Nintendo Switch.
- This game features quite a good number of around 60 characters.
- This includes EVERY character who has ever been in a previous Smash Bros game
For Nintendo, this game stands the second-highest owned for Nintendo Switch just after Mario kart 8 which has 19.1 million sales. This game has just surpassed Street Fighter which had around 15.5 million of sales.