Nintendo Switch officially the fastest-selling U.S. console of this generation

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It's also the fast-selling game in the 19-year-old Smash series, according to USA sales data that Nintendo released Tuesday. Bros Ultimate is "the fastest-selling Nintendo home console game of all time in Europe", while across the pond, the title sold over 3 million copies in 11 days, according to Nintendo's internal sales data (via Business Wire). "We're looking forward to delivering more excitement and smiles to our fans in the coming year and beyond".

Super Smash Bros Ultimate surpassed 3 million sales in the US during its first 11 days on shelves, according to Nintendo's own internal sales data. That should come as a surprise to no one, though - Smash Bros 4 and Brawl were among the top-selling titles on each of the last three Nintendo consoles. Ultimate but said it's the fastest-selling game ever released for a Nintendo home console there. These include The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Super Mario Odyssey, Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu/Eevee and Super Smash Bros Ultimate.

It's been another huge year for Nintendo and it looks like there's absolutely no plans to slow down in 2019. Nintendo said it would sell 38 million Nintendo Switch by the end of the financial year, though analysts are still predicting it will fall just short, hitting about 35 million, according to Bloomberg.

Nintendo eShop sales have grown 105 percent over 2017. Ultimate in the United States in its first 11 days on the market according to the company's own internal sales data.

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The company did share promising news, that being that Nintendo hardware unit and dollar sales are their highest annual since 2011.

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Sales of the Switch aren't the only thing Nintendo is celebrating. And, Super Mario Odyssey has sold over 4.7 million units.

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