Splatoon Tops 400K First Week Worldwide, Drives Wii U Sales up 118% - SalesWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 07 July 2015 / 7,101 Views
Hit Wii U exclusive Splatoon sold 408,440 units in its first week worldwide at retail (week ending May 30), according to the VGChartz Global Weekly Chart.
The game helped drive Wii U hardware sales up 118 percent to 57,901 units, and software sales up 238 percent to 598,418 units.
Splatoon was released on May 28 in Japan and May 29 in North America and Europe.
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