SUPER MARIO PARTY Sales Outperform Previous Entry In The Series In Japan

SUPER MARIO PARTY Sales Outperform Previous Entry In The Series In Japan

A new report reveals that Super Mario Party sales have managed to outperform Mario Party 10, the previous entry in the series, in its first week since launch.

Super Mario Party is the eleventh entry in the main line Mario Party series, which originated on the Nintendo 64 back in 1998. The game was released on the 1st and 5th of October in Japan and North America, respectively, for the Nintendo Switch.

A recent report reveals that, in Japan, Super Mario Party has managed to outsell the previous entry in the Mario Party series; Mario Party 10 for the Nintendo Wii U. The news comes from Media Create, which reveals that Super Mario Party sold an estimate of 150,000 copies in its first week since launch. In contrast, in Japan Mario Party 10 roughly managed to sell 52,000 copies in its first week after launching back in 2015.

While this may sound quite an achievement for Super Mario Party, it is worth mentioning that the Nintendo Wii U is one of Nintendo's biggest flops in recent years, and Mario Party 10 barely making it to 52 thousand sales in its first week may not be the game's fault but the fact that not many people owned a Wii U.

Media Create also mentions that Mario Party titles are longtime best-sellers, which made Mario Party 10 eventually sell close to 250,000 units—which is five times what it managed to sell that first week.



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