Recent sales data that from Japan states that Wii U exclusive Pikmin 3 has sold more copies than the original Pikmin on the GameCube in its first week. However, Pikmin 3 was quite a way away from selling as many copies as Pikmin 2 in its first week in Japan. Here’s a close look at the sales of all Pikmin games to date, along with their sell-through percentages.
- Pikmin – First week: 90,000 (54.9%) | Total sales: 549,000 (2004)
- Pikmin 2 – First week: 160,000 (48.4%) | Total sales: 484,000 (2013)
- Pikmin 3 – First week: 92,720 (48.45%)