Mario Kart 8 is off to a solid start in Japan. Nintendo’s racer sold 326,000 copies in its first week, with a 80.9 percent sell-through rate.
Only if it did that well in the USA.
Are you blind it did better in the USA. Look at consoles sold in USA by doing a Google search and don't insult people.
Wait who is he insulting?
The intelligence of everyone who knows better. :P
@random I mean is not that serious, the dude had the wrong info. no need to burn him at the stake.
It sold like 200k more in the US.
You can't say anything bad about Nintendo on this site only Sony and Microsoft.
Only Microsoft. Although since Phil Spencer took over it seems like negativity in general is frowned upon. Everyone's a good guy it seems...
Lol Thats one of the funniest jokes I've ever heard. lol If only that were true.
USA is not the world man... just saying.
I was referring to the Wii U overall. I should of clarified that.
Mario Kart 8 will keep the Wii U thriving even more:)
Not for too long I'm afraid...
You two make it so PAINFULLY obvious that you're alts.
@Convas We don't do anything bad here. We don't troll like the others do. Why do we always get attacked here? If it annoys you to see us commenting here, leave us. You don't hafta reply to our comments you dimwit. Move on and let us live. This website is for everyone.
@naruto- haha that was funny, had to Google dimwit xD
What is alts?
GamingSinceThe80s Alternates. both of their usernames are Naruto characters. and they have highly different oppinions. they could be Alternate profiles for the same person because of the Xi at the beginning
Wow, solid sales. If I had a Wii U, that's one game I'd buy too. Mario Kart will never get old because it's always fun.
Congrats to Nintendo good to see MK8 being a success ;)
That's funny. I read an article earlier yesterday where you were insulting Nintendo.
It's the same old LOL_WUT. He never changes.
LOL_WUT flip flops more than Mitt Romney during the 2012 elections.
Well said! Good job N♤
just picked up my copy and man this game i love it the maps karting in HD has never been so fun
Good job Nintendo and hands down this is the best Mario Kart I have played in a while. The only thing I would complain about is the battle mode but since I have always stuck to the racing I am not too mad about this. It's great to see good news about Nintendo, I am hoping we get an awesome E3 direct from them.
Impressive numbers, well done Nintendo! Keep the momentum going by showing us Zelda U and X on Tuesday :P
Patience young padawans. The Nintendo Revolution has only just begun '!!!!!!!!!!
Persona has knocked it off the top spot: http://www.tsutaya.co.jp/ra...
Tsutaya is not the final, Media create could still show Mario Kart 8 sold more. Remember, Tsutaya only tracks their stores. There has been many times a different game ends up selling more in the Media Create from the Tsutaya, but year, I think Persona had a huge opening week
Yeah, you're right. It doesn't reveal numbers, and only covers sales from the Tsutaya chain, but it is a good source to understand the trend for the week.
Yup, you're right about that
Umm, Knushwood Butt, I only ever see you comment if it's to criticize the Wii U in some aspect. Aren't you splitting hairs by talking about a popular Japanese 3DS game potentially hitting the top after Mario Kart? Seriously, both are good for Nintendo. Not to mention 3DS' install base is huge in comparison to Wii U.
Yeah, I know Persona is a 3DS game. I'll give credit to Mario Kart when it's due. At the moment, the global tally compared to the Wii U install base isn't impressive. If that changes in time, then you can remind me and I'll take it back.
buu buu but its only 30fps . ..
mk8 is 60fps even in two player.
and in 4 player if you turn off the AI racers, at least it seemed like that to me when I did so...
I was being sarcastic, I tough it didn't matter ... A little quick on the defensive there boys
everyone knows sarcasm is difficult to pick up on when reading text. And as for being defensive I will always take the chance to correct an incorrect statement.
true and after 1.5 years of bashing trolling and spreading misinformation most fans are sick and tired of it now we're using sarcasm as an excuse
You need to formulate your "sarcastic" jokes better. -.-
lol good god, i am actually a fan of Wiiu, i was indeed being sarcastic on how power does not equates quality , my stance on 30fps or 60fps always was and is that it doesn't matter, i have commented on this many many times. But i guess its a little hard to detect that someone is making fun of something or joking without the text specifically enter /s or /j right? must be hard
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