Tuesday, 3 June 2014

Mario Kart Sells 1.2 Million

Over the weekend Mario Kart 8 launched on the Nintendo Wii U in what is the highest reviewed game in the series. Things are getting even better for Nintendo with sales at an astonishing 1.2 million in just over one weekend. This has seen sales of the Wii U console rise by 666%! "Such positive early feedback for Mario Kart 8 reinforces the great gameplay experiences that Wii U currently offers," said Nintendo of Europe president Satoru Shibata. "With Nintendo set to showcase its future releases at E3 next week, this is a great milestone going into the summer season."

Prior to the release of Mario Kart 8, the series has sold over 100 million copies which ranges from SNES version to the 3DS.

Global Sales (as of 3/31/14)
Super Mario Kart
Super Nintendo
8.76 million
Mario Kart 64
Nintendo 64
9.87 million
Mario Kart: Super Circuit
Game Boy Advance
5.91 million
Mario Kart: Double Dash
Nintendo GameCube
6.88 million
Mario Kart DS
Nintendo DS
23.56 million
Mario Kart Wii
35.53 million
Mario Kart 7
Nintendo 3DS
9.62 million

Total: 100.13 million


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