Nintendo has reportedly sold 1.08 million units of Super Smash Bros. Brawl
, known in Japan as Dairantou Smash Brothers X
, in the 11 days since its Japanese release on January 31st.
Citing a game magazine publisher, Reuters reported
reached 1 million units sold faster than any other Wii title. According to Enterbrain, Wii Fit
reached this milestone in seven weeks, while Wii Sports
took 11 weeks in Japan.
Data from Media Create shows that Brawl
sold 820,000 units in only its first two days, a pace generally reserved for blockbuster Japanese franchises such as Pokemon, Dragon Quest
and Final Fantasy
The title is also highly anticipated in North America, where it will release on March 9th. It has regularly occupied a spot
among the top five Wii titles on the weekly GameFly charts, which show the most desirable game rentals from the service, during every week since January 8th.