Tears Of The Kingdom Has Sold 1 Million Copies At Retail In France

A successful venture like its predecessor.

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  • The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom has sold 1 million copies at retail stores in France.
  • Nintendo Switch sales are expected to cross 8 million units by next year. 
  • The title is among the few notable Nintendo Switch entries to achieve this milestone. 

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom has reached another sales milestone and has sold 1 million copies at retail stores in France. A French news website, Lefigaro, initially shared the news. @Pierre485, a reputable X account that tracks video game sales, translated and posted the information detailing the title’s sales records.

The predecessor of the title, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of The Wild, did well in retail and digital sales. The entry sold over 392,207 physical units and 1.28 million digital copies. Furthermore, it is also stated that it’s likely that Nintendo Switch might surpass 8 million sales by next year.

The digital sales of the tiles are expected to have crossed 1.5 million units. Nintendo collects separate sales data for digital and retail sales. Digital sales are expected to be higher than physical sales of a title. However, it’s rare for a title to cross 1 million physical sales. Other than Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom. Only five titles other than FIFA have crossed this threshold. 

  • Grand Theft Auto V
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 3
  • Call of Duty: World War 2
  • Red Dead Redemption 2
  • Animal Crossing: New Horizon

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom was released on May 13, 2023, exclusively launching for Nintendo Switch. Near its release, the title sold almost half a million physical copies at retail stores. In our review of the RPG, eXputer rated it 4.5/5, calling it an almost perfect game. 

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