Mario Kart 8 Sells over 1.2 Million at Launch

Nintendo announced that the sales of Mario Kart 8 are over 1.2 million units worldwide during the first weekend on the market, making it the fastest selling Wii U game to date. The sales of the franchise have reached over 100 million units, up to Mario Kart 7 for the 3DS, the last game in the series. Our editors gave a score of 8.5 to Mario Kart 8.

“The early response to Mario Kart 8 demonstrates that the best days for Wii U are still ahead,” said Nintendo of America president and COO Reggie Fils-Aime. “This year’s E3 is just days away, and it will be all about the future games for Nintendo platforms. This milestone is a great place to start!”

Prior to Mario Kart 8, the seven games that have launched previously in the series have combined to sell more than 100 million total units worldwide. This includes two of the best-selling video games of all time: Mario Kart Wii for Wii and Mario Kart DS for the Nintendo DS family of systems. The full list includes:

03 Junho 2014 | Raiden


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