Super Mario Odyssey Exceeded 2 Million Sales In First 3 Days


Super Mario Odyssey, the latest game starring Mario released last week in all regions on Nintendo Switch, is setting out to be a smashing success, judging from how much the game sold in just a few days of availability.

In Nintendo's latest financial briefing, the Japanese company estimates that game sales exceed 2 million units in its first 3 days of availability. Sales for both the game and the Nintendo Switch are expected to increase with the holiday season sales.

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While about 7 million units of Nintendo Switch hardware have been delivered into the hands of our consumers around the world, we estimate that the global sellthrough of Super Mario Odyssey has already exceeded 2 million units in just its first 3 days. The holiday sales season will soon go into full swing, and we plan to make more Nintendo Switch systems available in the market. We will endeavor to further increase the number of consumers who want to purchase Super Mario Odyssey, and eventually we would like the game to be seen as an evergreen title that has longevity in the market beyond this holiday season.

Super Mario Odyssey excellent market performance is well deserved, as the game is the best 3D Mario game released so far.

Super Mario Odyssey is the best 3D Mario game. It just is. Level design, the way Mario moves and jumps, collectibles, it’s all just… Practically perfect. This is the Mario game I’ve been wanting for so long, and I already know I’m going straight for 100% completion.

Super Mario Odyssey is now out worldwide on Nintendo Switch.