Nintendo has a bit of celebrating to do this week, the company’s latest offering ‘Super Smash Bros.’ for Wii U is now the fastest-selling Wii U game ever in the U.S., this according to the company’s statements sent out earlier today. According to Nintendo the popular franchise has sold more than 14 million Super Smash Bros. games in the U.S. alone, the title currently holds a Metacritic score of 93, making it the highest-rated original game of this generation, tied with last year’s Super Mario 3D World game.
With Super Smash Bros. for Wii U taking the title of fastest-selling Wii U title ever in the U.S. market, that means that Mario Kart 8 will have to move to the number-two slot, that title had sold more than 490,000 physical and digital units combined sold during the three-day period of Nov. 21 through Nov. 23.
“The Nintendo holiday is off to a great start, but there’s a lot of work left to do and a few more surprises in store for our fans,” said Scott Moffitt, Nintendo of America’s executive vice president of Sales & Marketing. “With great deals coming on Black Friday and Cyber Monday and great content like Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker launching next week, Nintendo will offer shoppers the best combination of fun and value this holiday season.”