• Splatoon 3 sells 3.45 million in Japan alone in 3 days, sets new record

    21 days ago - By Go Nintendo

    Off to an INKredible start!
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  • Splatoon 3 Inks Opening Weekend Sales Record In Japan

    Splatoon 3 Inks Opening Weekend Sales Record In Japan

    22 days ago - By Nintendo World Report

    Probably not worth extrapolating but a historical curiosity nonetheless. Splatoon 3 has dominated the Japanese game sales charts with historic numbers.
    Nintendo have confirmed that opening weekend sales for the shooter sequel totaled 3.45m units - the largest opening weekend game sales in Japanese history. Digital sales were included in the total.
    The previous Switch...
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  • Nintendo Downloads - September 15, 2022

    Nintendo Downloads - September 15, 2022

    22 days ago - By Nintendo World Report

    So, uh, anything important happening this week? Things we missed last week: Champion Wrestler from Taito was the Archives game. Biting not included.
    Last week had Splatoon 3, next week is nuts for me personally, and this week has the spectre of a potential Festivus declaration from Nintendo within an hour or two of this list going live. But...
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  • Splatoon 3 Sets Record for Biggest Debut in Japan With Sales of 3.45 Million Units

    Splatoon 3 Sets Record for Biggest Debut in Japan With Sales of 3.45 Million Units

    22 days ago - By VG Chartz

    Nintendo announced Splatoon 3 has set a new record for the biggest debut in Japan for any Nintendo Switch game in its first three days with sales of 3.45 million units. The figure includes retail and digital units.
    This is also the biggest debut for any game in Japan as the previous record was set by 2010's Pokémon Black / White. The game sold 2.64 million units in its first week. Animal Crossing: New Horizons sold 1.88 million units at retail and while digital sales aren't known, Nintendo did say Splatoon 3 was the biggest launch ever for a Switch game.
    "Nintendo announced that domestic...
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  • Splatoon 3 is the fastest selling game launch in Japan ever

    Splatoon 3 is the fastest selling game launch in Japan ever

    22 days ago - By VG 247

    Splatoon 3 is doing incredibly well in Japan, so well in fact it is now the fastest selling game in the country.
    Earlier today , Nintendo Japan shared that Splatoon 3 has sold more than 3.45 million copies in its first three days of sale, made up of both physical and digital copies. To put things into perspective, Animal Crossing: New Horizons , one of Nintendo's best selling games, sold 1.88 million copies in the same time frame. Meaning Splatoon 3 has sold almost double that of New Horizons.
    But as industry analyst Daniel Ahmad points out , it isn't just the best launch for a Switch game...
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