Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for the Nintendo Switch has actually sold over five million units worldwide in its very first week. This was revealed by Nintendo President Shuntaro Furukawa in an interview this week with Japanese daily Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun. In addition to this, he specified that the Nintendo Switch is the house console that is seeing the fastest software application sales in the company’s history up until now. Likewise, he mentioned that game sales on the Nintendo Switch picked up mid-November. Not a surprise when you think about that Pokemon Let’s Go, Pikachu and Eevee were released at the time and were followed up by Super Smash Bros.
Ultimate. Furukawa also spoke about Nintendo’s mobile games being a pillar of its revenues, according to market expert Serkan Toto who equated and summarized the interview on Twitter.
Nonetheless, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’s success need to come as no surprise. It has a fantastic lineup of characters that keeps getting bigger. A new leakage recommends that we may see Doom’s Doom Slayer, Minecraft’s Steve, and Ninja Gaiden’s Ryu Hayabusa to fill the remaining slots in the five fighter list for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’s season pass, or Fighter Pass as Nintendo calls it.
This leakage has emerged from Japanese message board 5Channel (viaVG247) which claimed Dragon Quest hero Erdrick will be in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate with alternate skins consisting of Dragon Quest X’s Anlucia and XI’s lead character. Ryu Hayabusa from Ninja Gaiden is likewise a possibility to be announced together with an anniversary job in development. As for Doom’s Doom Slayer or Doomguy as he’s understood, he would be revealed at E3 2019 along with Steve from Minecraft to promote Doom Eternal and Minecraft Dungeons respectively. Doomguy’s alternate skin would be based upon Doom 64 while Steve’s alternates consist of Alex and Master Chief.
Other possibilities include Rayman from Ubisoft’s Rayman series and Heihachi from Tekken. Nevertheless with the previous being an assist prize in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, it appears not likely. Heihachi seems like an outside possibility also when you think about the likes of Jin Kazama being a more popular choice.
Super Smash Bros Ultimate DLC Fighter Pass leaked list
- Steve from Minecraft
- Doom Slayer from Doom
- Erdrick from Dragon Quest
- Ryu Hayabusa from Ninja Gaiden
As holds true is with the majority of leakages, we ‘d advise taking this with a tonne of salt up until we hear something official from Nintendo.