Pikmin 3 Deluxe is the Best-Selling Pikmin Game in Japan - SalesWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 01 February 2021 / 1,780 Views
The Wii U port, Pikmin 3 Deluxe, released for the Nintendo Switch on October 30 and is already the best-selling entry in the franchise in Japan with over 500,000 units sold.
The game in roughly two months has sold 513,225 units in Japan, which tops the original Pikmin on the GameCube with 502,996 units sold. Pikmin 2 ended up selling 483,027 units in Japan. It should be noted the figure doesn't include digital sales.
Here is the list of Pikmin sales in Japan:
- Pikmin 3 Deluxe – 513,225
- Pikmin – 502,996
- Pikmin 2 – 483,027
- New Play Control! Pikmin 2 – 237,064
- Pikmin 3 – 232,313
- New Play Control! Pikmin – 170,866
- Hey! Pikmin – 157,007
Direct comparison with the other games.— Game Data Library (@GameDataLibrary) January 14, 2021
2 months of Pikmin 3 Deluxe surpasses 1+ year sales of Pikmin & Pikmin 2. pic.twitter.com/HdhWa2nJBo
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