The Award for Fastest-Selling Super Mario Game Goes to Odyssey, Already Selling Over Two Million Copies

First, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild rocked the Nintendosphere with possibly the best Zelda experience to date. With the release of Super Mario Odyssey for the Nintendo Switch, some are claiming it to be the best 3D Mario title. Regardless of which game in the franchise that award goes to, Odyssey is definitely setting records.

Nintendo has announced it to be the fastest-selling Mario game ever in the U.S. Four days into its debut, the brand new platformer has already been bought two million times as well. The company stated, “On Metacritic.com, which aggregates scores from certain reviewers, for example, the game currently has a critical review average of 97, with 43 perfect scores.” If this statistic doesn’t spell success, what will?

The game is setting sales records everywhere, moving 1.1 million units in North America alone, and becoming the fastest selling Mario game in most major territories. We break all that down in the following video:

 

Having beat Super Mario Odyssey, a recommendations are definitely in order. It is an extremely well-polished and enjoyable Mario experience Nintendo fans have come to know and love, with new mechanics and characters abound. Owning a Switch and owning Odyssey should go hand-in-hand.

Source: Nintendo