Super Mario Odyssey is one of the best reviewed games of all time and the fastest selling Mario game of all time. The game is so popular in Japan that Nintendo sold 90% of its initial shipment, Japanese outlet Dengeki reports.
A 90% sell though rate is pretty rare and shows that pretty much everyone with a Switch console wants a copy of Super Mario Odyssey. According to sales trackers, the game sold 456,000 copies in Japan in just three days.
Mario Odyssey has been so popular in Japan that Switch sales shot up 400% the week the game came out.
Worldwide, the game sold over 2 million copies in just three days, and Nintendo said that they hope Mario Odyssey can “be seen as an evergreen title that has longevity in the market beyond this holiday season.”
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