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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe topped last Japanese charts of 2017

Nintendo unsurprisingly won Christmas in Japan. What’s more surprising is that it topped the last weekly charts of the year with a title that released back in April, with Mario Kart 8 Deluxe charting at No.1 (according to sales data collected by Famitsu from December 25th to 31st 2017). With …

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Nintendo Switch hits 4.7m units worldwide

Nintendo has released its three-months earnings report for the period ending June 30th 2017, and we now know the Switch has sold 4.7m units worldwide to date. Between April and June, the Switch sold another 1.97m pieces of hardware, while total software sales topped 8.14m units. Of that figure, a …

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe beats Breath of the Wild as best-selling Switch game in Japan

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe has now surpassed The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild as the best-selling Switch title in Japan, according to the latest figures from Famitsu. Despite 20 per cent fall in sales week-on-week, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe enjoyed its fourth week at No.1 in Japan last …

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe approaches 400k units in Japan with third week at No.1

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe enjoyed its third week at No.1 in the Japanese software charts last week, after selling another 30,745 units, according to the latest data from Famitsu. This takes its cumulative total to just shy of 400,000 units, (397,287, to be exact), after a fall of 64 per …

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Prey dethrones Mario Kart in UK charts on its second week

Bethesda’s Prey has grabbed itself a UK No.1 at the second time of asking. Having failed to dislodge Nintendo’s Mario Kart Deluxe 8 from the top of the charts last week, Prey has risen to the top in its second week of release. It’s the first Bethesda No.1 since Fallout …

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe holds No.1 in Japan, reaching 366k in two weeks

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe held its No.1 spot on the Japanese charts last week, shifting another 86,313 units during its second week on sale. Nintendo’s revamped racer sold an astonishing 280,229 during its first week, taking its cumulative total to 366,542. That might be a fall of 69 per cent …

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe wins UK April Chart race

Nintendo’s Mario Kart 8 Deluxe was the comfortable winner of the UK Charts in April. The Switch racer pipped Ubisoft’s also very successful Ghost Recon: Wildlands to first place. The ongoing success that is Grand Theft Auto V, which first released way back in 2013 on the now last-gen PS3 …

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe fends off Prey in UK Charts

Nintendo’s Switch racer Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is spending a second week at the top of the UK All Formats Top 40. It retains the crown despite a 71 per cent drop in sales and just marginally manages to outsell Bethesda’s Prey, which debuts in No.2 in its first week …

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe sets US series record

Nintendo has said that Switch title Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is the fastest ever game in the series in the US. The platform holder says 459,000 copies were sold across physical and digital on its first day of release in the US on April 28th. That represents at attach ratio …

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