Nintendo Co.’s Super Smash Bros. for the Wii U and the Nintendo 3DS ranked in the top 10 software sales at U.S. retail in Jan. in data by NPD Group Inc.
In Jan., Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS ranked as the No. 6 best-selling software across all platforms for the month.
The Wii U SKU has sold 1.4 million units at U.S. retail and the Nintendo 3DS SKU has sold 2.1 million units at U.S. retail.
Super Smash Bros. includes brand new features including Smash Tour: World Smash, a board game mode; Special Smash Mode to fight with special parameters; Coin Battles to compete to collect coins; Stamina Matches to fight until hit points reach zero; Classic Mode to allow one or two players to fight through a series of battles; All-Star Mode to fight opponents in chronological, and Event Mode for one or two players to take on set character and theme-based battles.
The 8-player Smash Mode allows eight players to fight simultaneously in local multiplayer in larger stages.
In addition, the title includes custom stage creation functionality via the Wii U GamePad, and the option to import custom Nintendo 3DS fighters to the Wii U SKU.
Both the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS SKU include online multiplayer functionality to battle users on their respective platforms.
Each SKU includes a distinct set of battle arenas.