Nintendo’s Mario Kart 8 Fastest Selling Wii U Game, Over 1.2 Million Sales In Debut Weekend

Nintendo's Mario Kart 8 Fastest Selling Wii U Game, Over 1.2 Million Sales In Debut Weekend (Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – Nintendo’s latest game in its kart racing franchise, Mario Kart 8, has become the “fastest selling Wii U game ever,” announced the company on Monday.

Since Mario Kart 8’s release on Friday, the game has sold more than 1.2 million units across Japan, Europe, and the Americas.

“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!”

Mario Kart 8’s sales announcement comes days before the E3 conference where Nintendo plans on introducing new games and software for the Wii U and 3DS.

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