Skyward Sword becomes fastest-selling Zelda title ever

On top of winning scores of rave reviews from critics, The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is also racking up hefty launch week sales.

According to an IGN report, Skyward Sword sold 535,000 units in the United States alone since launch on November 20. This figure, according to Nintendo, makes Skyward Sword the fastest-selling Zelda title of all time.

In addition, Nintendo noted it sold a whopping 500,000 Wii units on Black Friday, the hugely popular shopping phenomenon.