Super Mario Odyssey Becomes Fastest-Selling Game In Franchise History

Super Mario Odyssey

Across Europe, the Nintendo Switch exclusive's launch weekend sales have surpassed Super Mario Galaxy 2 to make it the fastest-selling Super Mario game, with the globe-trotting adventure also becoming the fastest-selling Nintendo Switch game in the region.

Surprising no one, Super Mario Odyssey has been a smashing success, as evidenced by Nintendo's announcement that it has become the fastest-selling Mario game ever in the United States, even more than New Super Mario Bros. back on the Wii.

In the USA, Super Mario Odyssey sold an impressive 1.1 million units in its first five days on sale.

Switch platformer Super Mario Odyssey has broken Mario sales records on both sides of the Atlantic.

"The public continues to respond positively to Mario's latest adventure", Nintendo's Reggie Fils-Aime gushed in a press release.

With the holidays approaching, Nintendo has increased supplies of the Nintendo Switch console to meet the upcoming demand.

"Super Mario Odyssey" for the Nintendo Switch has beaten "New Super Mario Bros." for the Nintendo Wii as the fastest-selling "Super Mario" game in the United States. In the U.S., more than 2.6 million Switch owners are out there. Nintendo noted that the current Metacritic score of the game sits at an average of 97, making it the best-reviewed game on any video game platform for the past three years.

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