Mario Kart 8 sells 1.2 million copies

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  • by Sykikal, Jun 6, 2014 at 1:28 PM
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    Nintendo announced that Mario Kart 8, which was released just a week ago already sold more than 1.2 million copies worldwide. President of Nintendo of Europe Satoru Shibata said "Such positive early feedback for Mario Kart 8 reinforces the great gameplay experiences that Wii U currently offers". Mario Kart has consistently been one of Nintendo's top selling franchises, with Mario Kart on the Wii selling more than 35 million copies. The game's release in the UK also helped spur sales of the Wii U in that region by approximately 666%.

    Users who buy Mario Kart 8 and register it on Club Nintendo before July 31st are eligible to receive a free downloadable Wii U game, including

    • Pikmin 3
    • Wind Waker HD
    • Wii Party U
    • The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD
    • New Super Mario Bros. U

    People from the UK also have the option of choosing from the following games (in addition to the previously mentioned games)

    • Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate
    • Game & Wario
    • The Wonderful 101
    • Sonic Lost World
    • Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games

    These downloadable games are also eligible for Nintendo's digital deluxe promotion, giving user's who take advantage of the offer and who have a deluxe Wii U an additional $5 worth of eShop credit. You can purchase Mario Kart 8 and the Mario Kart 8 Wii U bundle here
     
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Discussion in 'Articles' started by Sykikal, Jun 6, 2014.

  1. Super Smash Bros. Fan
    Great to see that Mario Kart 8 is doing well. Can't wait to start playing online (right now, I'm getting into the hang of it).

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