Super Mario Bros. Wonder Becomes Fastest-Selling Mario Game In EU

The latest Super Mario game also became the second-biggest launch ever in Japan.

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  • Just three days after its launch, Super Mario Bros. Wonder has become the best-selling Super Mario game in Europe ever.
  • Super Mario Bros. Wonder has also become the second-best-selling launch in Japan.
  • The game was launched for the Nintendo Switch on October 20, 2023.

Nintendo’s Super Mario Bros. Wonder has become the fastest-selling Mario game in Europe just three days after its launch. Additionally, the latest Super Mario game was able to sell over 638,000 copies in Japan, becoming the 2nd biggest launch, with The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kindom still ahead as it sold over 2.24 million copies in Japan in its first three days, according to Famitsu.


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Nintendo of Europe announced on its official Twitter/X page that Super Mario Bros. Wonder has become the fastest-selling game in Europe, alongside the game’s rating score by multiple sites. Note that the exact number of sales in Europe hasn’t been disclosed. Super Mario Bros. Wonder is the first traditional side-scrolling platformer since New Super Mario Bros. U, which was released in 2012.

Furthermore, the latest Super Mario for Nintendo Switch became the top-selling game in Japan this week (10/16-10/22) by selling over 638,000 copies in the first three days of its launch, beating Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 for PlayStation 5 by a huge margin and becoming the second-biggest launch in Nintendo‘s history.

Super Mario Bros. Wonder was first revealed in June 2023 and was launched for the Nintendo Switch on October 20. The successful sales numbers from all over the globe in the early days of its launch are an indication of the game’s bright future. It is likely that the sales will continue to grow exponentially in the coming days due to the massive popularity of the Super Mario franchise.

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