Fire Emblem Fates Sets Sales Record for the Franchise in the US - NewsWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 24 February 2016 / 7,228 Views
The Nintendo 3DS strategy RPG, Fire Emblem Fate, has set a new record for the franchise in the US, announced Nintendo.
The game sold 300,000 units between all version during its launch weekend, which makes it the fastest-selling game in the franchise.
"Both fans and critics are falling for Fire Emblem Fates, and the early sales numbers prove the game’s undeniable appeal," said Scott Moffitt, Nintendo of America’s Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing. "This strong momentum for Nintendo 3DS is only the beginning, as many more high-quality exclusive games are set to launch for the hand-held system over the next few months."
Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright was the best-selling version of the game, followed closely by Fire Emblem Fates: Conquest. If you purchase one version of the game you can buy the other version for $19.99 through the in-game shop.
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