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Hyrule Warriors Legends Sells an Estimated 171K First Week in the West

Hyrule Warriors Legends Sells an Estimated 171K First Week in the West - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 04 April 2016 / 42,171 Views

The action hack-and-slash Zelda spin-off game - Hyrule Warriors Legends - sold 171,106 units first week in the West at retail on the Nintendo 3DS, according to our estimates, which can be viewed on the VGChartz Global Weekly Chart* for the week ending March 26th.


Breaking down the sales by region, the game sold best in the US with 109,608 units sold (64%), compared to 35,435 units sold in Europe (21%). Looking more closely at Europe, the game sold an estimated 3,402 units in the UK, 9,508 units in Germany, and 11,528 units in France. The game also sold 54,635 units first week in Japan, during the week ending January 24th, which brings its aligned first week to an estimated 225,741.

Hyrule Warriors Legends released in Japan on January 21st, March 24th in Europe, and March 25th in North America.

*Sales for the West were estimated by subtracting sales in Japan for the week from the Global total.


A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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spurgeonryan (on 05 April 2016)

I guess I am happy with those sales.

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fedfed (on 05 April 2016)

Add your 3 Uk copies are mine ehehehe

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Majora (on 05 April 2016)

Can't wait to get this!! Possibly today - goodbye once again life!

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tripenfall (on 06 April 2016)

It runs ok on the New 3DS but on the original 3DS hardware boy does it struggle.

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