The new installment of Nintendo’s karting series, the Mario Kart 8, has surpassed the Mario Kard Wee sales in the United States. The best-selling driving game in history in the United States. The information comes from the NPD group and more precisely from analyst Matt Biscadella. Also, according to IGN USA, this figure is calculated by combining sales of the original Wii U version of the game with sales of the Switch version. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.
Also, we are told that the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe continues to be a success: the game was ranked sixth in the list of best-selling games in the United States in March 2021. Nintendo’s most recent official data (listed December 31, 2021) tells us Mario Kart 8 Deluxe shipped 33.41 million units worldwide, The original Wii U game sold 8.45 million copies on September 20, 2020.
Putting the two values together, at least 41.86 million copies of the Mario Kart 8 have been sold worldwide, or more than the 37.38 million units of the Mario Kart Wee. Globally, in any case, The Mario Kard Wee sells better than the single Mario Kart 8 Deluxe: However, the success of the Nintendo Switch will allow the most recent episode of the series to quickly take the top spot in the world.
Finally, we point out that Nintendo condemns hacking and modification of the Nintendo Switch.
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