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Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS Sells an Estimated 529K Units First Week at Retail

Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS Sells an Estimated 529K Units First Week at Retail - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 11 January 2017 / 42,076 Views

The side-scrolling platform creation video game from Nintendo - Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS - sold 529,141 units first week at retail, according to our estimates. First week sales can be viewed on the VGChartz Global Weekly Chart for the week ending December 3.


Breaking down the sales by region, the game sold best in Europe with 199,146 units sold (38%), compared to 161,445 units sold in Japan (31%) and 128,531 units in the US (24%). Looking more closely at Europe, the game sold an estimated 13,080 units in the UK, 64,831 units in Germany, and 59,431 units in France.

Super Mario Maker for the Wii U sold 524,208 units in its first week in September 2015 and has sold 3.22 million units lifetime.

Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS released on December 1 in Japan and December 2 in North America and Europe.

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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Kanemaru (on 12 January 2017)

Are the codes of the wiiu levels also available on 3DS?

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Luke888 (on 11 January 2017)

Great start for a porting, perhaps it could do 2M

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