Enterbrain: New Super Mario Bros 2 flies in Japan

Christopher Dring
Enterbrain: New Super Mario Bros 2 flies in Japan

It has only been out a week, but already New Super Mario Bros 2 is one of the 3DS' biggest selling video games.

The game has sold 430,185 copies in Japan according to data from Enterbrain. It follows the release of the 3DS XL (or 3DS LL as it is called in Japan), which sold 193.441 units.

New Super Mario Bros 2 could prove to be a significant release for Nintendo. The last two games for DS and Wii are amongst the biggest selling Mario games of all time, shifting well over 20m units each worldwide.

There's a Wii U New Super Mario Bros game, which is set to launch with the hardware.

Medal of Honor: Warfighter is listed as one of the 20 games to save Christmas in this week's MCV. You can buy the digital version of the magazine to discover the full list, here.

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Tags: Nintendo , 3ds , mcv , famitsu , mario , enterbrain , New Super Mario Bros 2 , 3ds xl , 3DS LL

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