Gamasutra is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.


Gamasutra: The Art & Business of Making Gamesspacer
View All     RSS
February 25, 2020
arrowPress Releases







If you enjoy reading this site, you might also want to check out these UBM Tech sites:


 Super Smash Bros. Ultimate  breaks the series' launch sales record in Japan

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate breaks the series' launch sales record in Japan

December 12, 2018 | By Chris Kerr




Super Smash Bros. Ultimate sold 1.23 million copies in Japan during its launch weekend, according to the latest sales figures from Famitsu (via Gematsu). 

That total accounts for physical sales from December 7 to 9, and is fairly in line with the preliminary sales estimate of 1.3 million units we reported yesterday

It's also a number that means Ultimate has set a new launch sales record for the series in Japan, with previous entries Super Smash Bros. 3DS and Super Smash Bros. Brawl shifting 987,239 and 816,198 units respectively during their first week on shelves. 

Ultimate's strong launch gave Switch sales a bump too, with hardware sales rising to 278,313 units from 107.450 units the previous week.



Related Jobs

Double Fine Productions
Double Fine Productions — San Francisco, California, United States
[02.25.20]

Multiplayer Programmer
Double Fine Productions
Double Fine Productions — San Francisco, California, United States
[02.25.20]

Senior Gameplay Programmer
Double Fine Productions
Double Fine Productions — San Francisco, California, United States
[02.25.20]

Gameplay Programmer
Insomniac Games
Insomniac Games — Burbank, California, United States
[02.25.20]

Lead Environment Artist









Loading Comments

loader image