Super Mario Odyssey Sells an Estimated 2.15 Million Units First Week at Retail - SalesWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 13 December 2017 / 9,800 Views
The 3D platform-adventure game from publisher and developer Nintendo - Super Mario Odyssey - sold 2,148,546 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 October 28.
Breaking down the sales by region, the game sold best in the US with 849,497 units sold (40%), compared to 567,863 units sold in Europe (26%) and 511,592 units sold in Japan (24%). Looking more closely at Europe, the game sold an estimated 90,983 units in the UK, 131,826 units in Germany, and 133,218 units in France.
The game in its first is well on its way to selling as well as the Super Mario Galaxy games. Super Mario Galaxy sold 11.39 million units lifetime, while the sequel - Super Mario Galaxy 2 - sold 7.57 million units.
Sales for the Nintendo Switch increased 92 percent thanks to increased supply and the release of Super Mario Odyssey. The Switch sold 352,508 units the week the game released.
Super Mario Odyssey released for the Nintendo Switch worldwide on October 27.
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