Super Smash Bros. Ultimate: Top Pre-Selling Game in Franchise History

Are kids and teenagers now a days more intrigued by Nintendo games than big-screen movies?

Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is expected to bolster sales over the holidays season.

Nintendo announced that the game is now the top pre-selling title on its hybrid console and the top pre-selling game in the franchise’s history.

The Super Smash Bros. franchise was created by Masahiro Sakurai with the release of “Super Smash Bros.” in 1999 for the Nintendo 64.

The game delivered easy fighting game which hid surprising depth and features a cast pulled from a surprising array of Nintendo titles.

Two years later, “Super Smash Bros. Melee” arrived on the GameCube upping the character count from a dozen to 26, along with 29 stages.

In 2008, “Super Smash Bros. Brawl” arrived on the Wii with 39 characters and 41 stages.

The most recent Super Smash, “Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U,” hit in 2014 with 58 characters and 42 stages.