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  • Nintendo: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Sells 459,000 Units Day 1 in US

    May 1st, 2017GamespotUncategorized

    Nintendo announced Mario Kart 8 Deluxe sold 459,000 units first day on the Nintendo Switch in the US. The figure includes retail and digital sales. That equals an attach rate of 45 percent.

    Mario Kart 8 Deluxe was the fastest-selling game in franchise history. The previous record holder was Mario Kart Wii, with sales of 433,900 units in the US.

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