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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Tops 1 Million Units Sold in the US at Retail

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Tops 1 Million Units Sold in the US at Retail - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 03 October 2017 / 7,661 Views

The kart racing game from Nintendo - Mario Kart 8 Deluxe - has reached a new sales milestone, according to our estimates. The game has surpassed one million units sold in the US at retail. The figure can be viewed on the VGChartz USA Weekly Chart for the week ending August 5.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe sold 19,879 units for the week ending August 5 to bring lifetime sales to 1,001,425 units. It took the game 15 weeks to reach the milestone.

The game is the second best-selling Nintendo Switch game in the US, behind only The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild with sales of 1.58 million units. No other game in the US on the platform has sold one million units. Splatoon 2 has sold 406,928 units, ARMS has sold 346,828 units and 1-2 Switch has sold 221,606 units.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe released for the Nintendo Switch worldwide on April 28.

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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Mar1217 (on 27 September 2017)

I can foresee another one joining the club next month :3

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Puppyroach (on 27 September 2017)

Simply amazing.

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gtotheunit91 (on 27 September 2017)

This is to August 5th, so this info is almost 2 months old. Wonder how much more these games have sold since.

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roadkillers gtotheunit91 (on 27 September 2017)

Probably 100,000.

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CleggaZ (on 27 September 2017)

Well that was fast.

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