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Mario Kart 8 Sold 1.2 Million Copies Over the Weekend

Posted on June 2, 2014 at 1:20 pm by Justin Cavender

Mario Kart 8 Box Art

Mario Kart 8 launched on Friday exclusively for Wii U and sold over 1.2 million copies around the world. Fans and critics alike have rejoiced over its release and are tearing up the circuits as I write this little post.

“The early response to Mario Kart 8 demonstrates that the best days for Wii U are still ahead,” said Nintendo of America president and COO Reggie Fils-Aime. “This year’s E3 is just days away, and it will be all about the future games for Nintendo platforms. This milestone is a great place to start!”

Stores in our neck of the woods were sold out of copies within the first day of its release. I’m curious to see how many of the 6 million gamers that own a Wii U will end up with a copy to call their own. Honestly, if you have a Wii U collecting dust in your house, apartment, or garbage can, it’s time to clean up that bad boy and head for victory lane.

Source: Nintendo

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