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Mario Kart 8 becomes the fastest selling game on the Wii U

Mario Kart 8 is doing massive numbers for Nintendo and the Wii U
By: Anthony Garreffa | Gaming News | Posted: Jun 7, 2014 11:13 am

Mario Kart 8 on the Wii U is a smash hit for Nintendo, with the kart racing title becoming the fastest selling title in the history of the Wii U console. Mario Kart 8 has sold over 1.2 million copies since it launched on May 29 in Japan, and May 30 in the US and Europe.

 

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Nintendo has said that Mario Kart 8 is also seeing the "strongest review scores in franchise history". Reggie Fils-Aime, Nintendo of America president and COO chimed in with: "The early response to Mario Kart 8 demonstrates that the best days for Wii U are still ahead. This year's E3 is just days away, and it will be all about the future games for Nintendo platforms".

NEWS SOURCES:Polygon.com

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