Despite its 4th quarter launch, Nintendo Switch exclusive Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
has performed impressively well in terms of physical sales in the US according to NPD. Not only did the title topped the December 2018 sales charts, but it also took the top spot of NPD's Highest Launch Month Dollar Sales for Any Platform Exclusive in tracked history and is the 5th best-selling game of 2018 overall. In fact, the game sold impressively that it helped boost the sales of the E10+ rated games for December 2018.
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"Super Smash Bros. Ultimate 2018 Achievements"
"2018 Top Selling Games"
Other notable performances noted in the presentation includes Red Dead Redemption 2
as the best-selling game of 2018, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
as the second best-selling game of all time, and Spiderman
as the 6th best-selling game of 2018 making it the highest placement for a superhero game since 2014's Spiderman The Movie 2. Do take note that all data are based on physical sales only. Check out the full report below for more information and stay tuned for more gaming news and updates.
"NPD 2018 Highlights"
Source: Matt Piscatella