Super Mario Maker 2 Sales Off To An Exciting Beginning. In three days, the level creation game sold over 2 million copies. For the first quarter of the fiscal year 2019, Nintendo published its income report covering the period from April to June 30.
In addition to moving another 2.13 million Switch consoles around the world during that time frame, bringing the lifetime total of the system close to 37 million, the company also launched one of the most anticipated releases this year, Super Mario Maker 2, and the game is off to an impressive start.
Super Mario Maker 2 Sales Off To An Exciting Beginning
During the fiscal quarter, Super Mario Maker 2 sold 2.42 million units worldwide, according to Nintendo’s earnings report. What makes this particularly impressive is that the game launched at the end of the quarter on June 28 was able to move over 2 million copies in just three days of availability.
Mario Maker 2 wasn’t the only Nintendo game in the latest fiscal quarter that performed well. The best-selling title of the company’s Switch, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, moved another 1.2 million units globally, bringing its lifetime revenues to 17.89 million.
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The star-studded Super Smash Bros mascot fighter. The game now stands at 14.73 million units and is likely to quickly overtake Super Mario Odyssey as the second-best-selling game of Switch. Here you can see the updated top 10 best-seller list of Nintendo Switch.
The number of levels players that can upload in Super Mario Maker 2 has recently increased by Nintendo. Before the update, only a maximum of 32 courses on the online Course World hub of the game could be shared by players, but that limit has now doubled.
Nintendo claims the level upload limit will be increased one more time in the future. The firm will also publish an update that enables players to play online with friends, although when that update will go live it has not yet been announced. In our review of Super Mario Maker 2, you can read more about the game.
Nintendo is releasing this September a cheaper, portable-focused version of the Switch — dubbed the Nintendo Switch Lite. This console iteration removes some of the features of the system, such as its detachable Joy-Cons and the ability to connect to a TV, to improve handheld suite play.
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Meanwhile, with much longer battery life, the base Nintendo Switch is also receiving a modest revision. The revised switch will cost the same as the original model ($300 USD) and will launch at mid-August in the US at some point.