Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Outsells The Sega Pico and TurboGrafx-16

According to Nintendo’s recent financial release, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has sold 13.81 million units worldwide. Needless to say the release has been a success. But what makes that number even more incredible is that it means it has sold more copies than the Sega Pico and TurboGrafx-16 combined. Yes, the actual consoles.

For a game that has only been out four months to sell more than two of the most iconic consoles of the 90s should really embarrass Sega, NEC Home Electronics, and Hudson Soft (well, if Hudson were still around. But they should be ashamed anyway).

Other sales numbers from the report:

  • Pokémon Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Eevee! – 10.63 million units (more than the Sega Saturn)
  • Super Mario Party – 6.4 million units (more than the Super NES Classic Edition)
  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – 7.47 million units (more than the WonderSwan, N-Gage, and Atari 5200)

Jokes aside, those are some impressive sales for Smash Bros. Ultimate but who cares what it outsold? It’s a popular game, it was highly anticipated, people bought it. I just wish Isaac was made a playable character and I will not let that rest until it happens.

(inspired by Nintendo Life and Destructoid; console sales figures obtained from Wikipedia)

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