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  • Metroid: Samus Returns Sells an Estimated 185,000 Units First Week at Retail

    November 2nd, 2017GamespotUncategorized

    The side-scrolling action adventure game from Nintendo - Metroid: Samus Returns - sold 185,228 units first week at retail, according to our estimates. First week sales can be viewed on the VGChartz Global Weekly Chart for the week ending September 16.


    Breaking down the sales by region, the game sold best in the US with 76,724 units sold (41%), compared to 56,624 units sold in Europe (31%). Looking more closely at Europe, the game sold an estimated 7,169 units in the UK, 13,666 units in Germany, and 18,216 units in France.

    Metroid: Samus Returns released for the Nintendo 3DS worldwide on September 15.

    A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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