In an interview with Japanese Daily Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun, Nintendo president Shuntaro Furukawa shared some information about the Switch’s sales performance during the holiday period.

The biggest takeaway from this interview was that Super Smash Bros. Ultimate sold 5.1 million copies worldwide WITHIN ONE WEEK!

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Those are some crazy numbers considering by Nintendo’s last investors meeting, the Switch’s best selling game was Super Mario Odyssey at just over ten million.


Are you surprised by these numbers? Or did you have faith in the game’s success from the beginning? Let us know in the Comments section below.