It's safe to say that Super Mario Odyssey has been a hit so far, both critically and commercially. It's been clocking up impressive sales in all territories, and now Nintendo of America has confirmed a notable landmark for the US market.

In its first five days on sale Odyssey sold over 1.1 million units in the US, making it the fastest selling US launch in the Super Mario franchise - its early momentum has beaten New Super Mario Bros. Wii, which is impressive when you think back to how hot that game was.

The press release also reiterates that Nintendo is ramping up Switch hardware supplies for the Holiday season, and Reggie Fils-Aime is quoted as saying the following.

The public continues to respond positively to Mario’s latest adventure. We’re also seeing sales momentum for Nintendo Switch thanks to an ever-growing catalog of games from large publishers and indie developers.

Were you one of the early adopters of Super Mario Odyssey on the Switch?