Skip to comments.'Mario Kart 8' Is Fastest-Selling Game On Wii U, Drives Console Sales
Posted on 06/02/2014 1:57:59 PM PDT by PaulCruz2016
Heres some good news from the venerable, if beleaguered, house of Nintendo : Wii U exclusive Mario Kart 8 sold 1.2 million units over the course of its first weekend, making it the best-selling game on the strange little console so far. At Forbes, reviewer Andy Robertson had nothing but good things to say about it, calling it a Golden Bullet and awarding it a rare 10/10 score. From his perspective, this fresh take on an old fan favorite represents Nintendos best chance at reversing the Wii Us fortunes.
The early response to Mario Kart 8 demonstrates that the best days for Wii U are still ahead, Nintendo of America president and COO Reggie Fils-Aime said in a statement. This years 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 helped raise Wii U console sales by 666% in the UK, according to GFK Chart-Track.
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I bought it for my son and I played it twice today with him. It is a fun game with beautiful graphics. The N64 version was THE game to play when I was in the Saudi desert.
The Wii U is a great console for Netflix and Amazon Prime.