Only 4 days of release for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and the figures have already started to roll out. The game was recently released on April 28th for the Nintendo Switch gamers and the company has now claimed the game to be the fastest-selling title in the entire history of the series. The figures released by Nintendo go like 459,000 for both the physical retail copies and for the digital sales.
Another Interesting Finding
As the results roll out for the sales of the title, interesting facts continue to amaze us. The latest one suggests that every second Nintendo Switch user bought the title on the first day it was available. The console users were provided initially with titles like Snipperclips, Zelda, and some of the other well-grossing games but Mario Kart 8 Deluxe proved to be the fastest-selling one among the others.
The Previous Champions
The record has been created after 9 years while the previous record holder in this aspect was Mario Kart Wii back in 2008. The title managed to hit the number of 433,900 on the first day of its release. Continuing the legacy, Mario Kart 8 for Wii U, which the Deluxe version expands on, has managed to raise the sales figure to 8.31 million copies cumulatively till yet.
Console Breaking The Records Like A Boss
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for Nintendo Switch is able to hit impressive figures if compared to the previous titles in the history of Nintendo. The credit also goes to the high number of console’s own sale as according to the latest figures by the company, over 2.7 million Switch consoles have been sold globally so far.