Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Sales Top 459,000 Units in USA, Fastest-Selling Mario Kart Game

Nintendo has announced that sales for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe have topped 459,000 units within the United States.

This new milestone includes both retail and digital sales on its launch day, and only within the United States. This makes the game the fastest-selling Mario Kart title in franchise history. The  title launched recently on April 28th.

The previous record for the franchise in first-day sales was Mario Kart Wii, which sold roughly 433,900 units when launching back in 2008.

Expect our thorough review for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe forthcoming.

Brandon Orselli


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