There is no doubt that the launch of Super Mario Odyssey for Nintendo Switch has been a worldwide success and fans, along with millions of players, have responded excellently acquiring the new adventure of the iconic character of Nintendo.
The success of the game can already be expressed in numbers and there is an important news item in the sales field.As part of its recent financial report, presented this weekend, Nintendo highlighted hardware and software sales performance.
Precisely in the second category the excellent performance of Super Mario Odyssey in sales was confirmed as Nintendo said: “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.”
“As you can see, purchases are primarily made by male consumers in their 20s and early 30s. The results also show good interest among consumers in the 10 to 19 age range. This lets us look forward to future growth in our consumer base,” Kimishima further stated. “Having a broader consumer base will make it even easier for software publishers to do business. Based on the data at hand, we can see that the growth of our appeal among children and female consumers is beginning, more so for the Japanese market than for the US and European markets.”
In this way, Nintendo confirmed the success in sales that Super Mario Odyssey has had a few days after its launch and endorsed its commitment to better cover the high demand for its recent console, Switch.
Super Mario Odyssey is now available on Nintendo Switch.