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Zelda Wind Waker HD, Wii Party U And Super Mario 3D World Sold 1 Million Units Each Worldwide

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has revealed that The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD, Wii Party U and Super Mario 3D World sold one million units each worldwide. While these aren’t fantastic sales, it should be reiterated that The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD only took around 6 months to develop, so it’s clearly a good return on investment. However, this sales figure is likely to include bundles.

With respect to “Wii U,” Nintendo released key first-party titles such as “The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD,” “Wii Party U” and “Super Mario 3D World” from the summer toward the year-end sales season. While these titles each sold over one million units.

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  1. its slowly working! now this year has double the amount of system sellers. ( even though if like 250K of those millions are wii u owners who simply bough another game but still)

  2. I predict the SMASH and ZELDA U and MK8 bundle+ seprate games to sell over 2 million.

    hopefully there are DK bayo 2 and dk bundles too.

      1. I hope we get a special Bayonetta collector’s edition!

        Also, I replied to your friend code. You didn’t show up so either you typed in my code/name wrong or have not added me yet. I added you, but I didn’t know if their was a space between Jose and D. I put one anyway, because that is technically how you spelled it. lol!

  3. Sad to see that Pikmin 3 didn’t sell a Million copies… Was a great game though…
    Wonder if this will affect Nintendo’s decision whether to make a Pikmin 4 sometime in the future… Just hope the sales won’t affect their decisions…

    1. pikmins never been a massive seller anyway i don’t think but the still made pikmin 3 so i think pikmin 4 will happen long way a way though.

      1. yes. I do want a pikmin spinoff for 1 game per handheld genetation where you play as the pikmin and maybe try to build pikmin communities. cough pikmin SimCity cough lol. and I want a ice climber reboot. and kid Icarus to have wii u game even if not made by sakurai.

        these kind of franchises don’t sell that much because Nintendo doesn’t make them too often. make it regularily and bingo million sellers.

    2. it may still reach 1 million units

      nintendo games have a habit of selling at a steady rate even long after their release

      1. Sadly I don’t think it will happen…Miyamoto is old and considering retirement. I think his swan song will be the new franchise he is rumored to be working on. If Miyamoto leaves, I don’t think there is anyone else willing to take on a Pikmin 4 project.

    3. i just started pikmin 3 today.
      F….k this is awesome.
      everybody should try it.
      i dont like strategy, but this one is more.
      its so cued and funy.

          1. VG Chartz data is extremely unreliable so we don’t post it. I remember they posted that the Wii U outsold Xbox One in December, when in fact the Xbox One was the best-selling home console in the US during that month. I have no idea where they get their figures from, but they are way off.

        1. yay! ( pls buy smash and bayonetta 2 and mk8 pls pls pls I recommend it. oh and pikmin 3 is simply……………brilliant!)

            1. Pikmin 3 was amazing, it’s so good looking, it’s silly. A shittons of gems on the eshop aswell, almost filled up my harddisk already with nothing but VC and “indies”

              1. I have a 3DS but not Mario Kart 7 yet…

                I do have Kid Icarus and Luigi’s Mansion for multiplayer…

                Pokemon Y too…

                1. Got both Pokemon, Kid Icarus MK7 and Luigis Mansion, add me if you want

                  2793-0632-0669
                  Name: Jose D

                  Note: we can battle on pokemon, but I must warn you, my team is on the build, so some pokes are not the intented or lack some moves
                  btw, just as a hint on pokemon, I really love using Absol

                    1. im talking about ususally p;layed
                      My library is this:

                      Animal Crossing
                      KH 3D
                      SM3DL
                      NSMB2
                      Paper Mario(I fuckign hated this one, so is all cover in dust)
                      MK7
                      Bravely Default(on the way)
                      Pokemon(all DS and 3DS games)
                      The Legend of Zelda(all games until now on both VC and retail)
                      Kid Icarus Uprising
                      Luigi’s Mansion
                      and a LOT of DS games

                    2. Ah right I have Animal Crossing too…

                      Although I haven’t played it in like forever and I started all over…

                      I regret starting over…

                    3. My 3DS game are:
                      LoZ OoT
                      ALBW
                      Animal Crossing NL
                      Super Pokemon Rumble
                      Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Gates to Infinity
                      Pokemon X
                      Pokemon Y
                      Super Paper Mario
                      Super Mario 3D Land
                      New Super Mario Bros 2
                      Luigi’s Mansion 2
                      Mario and Luigi Dream Team
                      Starfox 3D
                      Rayman 3D (I think I was drunk)
                      Kid Icarus Uprising
                      CRUS3D
                      Nintendogs (I think I was high)

                      and TONS of 3DS downloads, DS games and Virtual Console games

                    4. im poor I only have : SM3DL
                      MK7
                      ALBW
                      Nintendogs(I soo regret that)
                      I sold my samurai waariors .

                      for eshop: 3d classics Kirby, wariloand 3 pics 3d and waiting for my free SNMB deluxe from Nintendo and that free to play toitle steeldiver 2

                    5. 3DS:
                      Shin Megami 4
                      poke Y
                      ALBW
                      Etrain Odyssey Untold
                      Louvre
                      MH3
                      Senran Burst
                      Hakuoki 3D
                      Art Academy
                      Luigi Man 2
                      Animal Crossing
                      FEA
                      Kokuga
                      Chibi Robo
                      Code of Princess
                      Colors3D
                      NightSky
                      Paper Mario
                      NSMB2
                      Unchained Blades
                      Soul Survivor
                      Devil Survivor 2 3DS remake
                      Steel Diver
                      Dream Trigger
                      Oot3D
                      RE Mercenaries
                      RE Revelations
                      Driver Renegade
                      Starfox3D
                      Bit Trip Saga
                      Kid Icarus
                      MK7
                      MGS3D
                      Zero Escape
                      Castlevania MoF
                      And all Zelda / Metroid VC games

                      0430 8270 4899

                    6. Super Mario 3D Land
                      New Super Mario Bros. 2
                      The Legend of Zelda A Link to the Past
                      Virtue’s Last Reward
                      Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance
                      Tales of the Abyss
                      Kid Icarus Uprising
                      Super Street Fighter IV 3D Edition
                      Dead or Alive Dimensions
                      Tekken 3D Prime Edition
                      Resident Evil Revelations
                      Metal Gear Solid 3D: Snake Eater
                      Mario Kart 7
                      Paper Mario Sticker Star
                      Theatrythm Final Fantasy
                      Splinter Cell 3D
                      Mario and Luigi Dream Team
                      Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D
                      Fire Emblem Awakening
                      Shin Megami Tensei IV
                      Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor
                      Shin Megami Tensei: Soul Hackers
                      Luigi’s Mansion Dark Moon
                      Animal Crossing New Leaf
                      Dillon’s Rolling Western
                      World Conquerers 3D
                      Code of Princess
                      3D Classics: Kirby’s Adventure
                      3D Classics: Kid Icarus
                      3D Classics: Xevious
                      3D Classics: Twinbee
                      Anonymous Notes Chapter 1
                      Dragon Quest Wars
                      Bugs vs. Tanks
                      Crimson Shroud
                      Liberation Maiden
                      VVVVVV
                      Zelda: Four Swords Adventure
                      Metroid Fusion
                      Zelda: Minish Cap
                      F-Zero AX
                      Fire Emblem Sacred Stones
                      Super Mario Bros.
                      The Legend of Zelda
                      Metroid
                      Metroid II: The Return of Samus
                      Balloon Fight
                      Wrecking Crew
                      Yoshi
                      Super Mario Land
                      Super Mario Land 2
                      Kirby’s Pinball
                      Kirby’s Dreamland
                      Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate
                      Pokemon Y
                      Pokemon Dream Radar
                      Pokedex 3D Pro
                      (Ever ambassador game)
                      Super Mario Land 3: Wario Land
                      Wario’s Land 2
                      Dr. Mario
                      Tetris
                      Bravely Default (pre-ordered)
                      Kid Icarus: Of Myths and Monsters
                      Zelda: Oracle of Ages
                      Zelda: Oracle of Seasons
                      Zelda II: The Adventure of Link
                      (These are all the ones that I can think of at the moment)

                  1. Nice I’ll add you then…

                    Here is mine:

                    0430-8479-4689
                    Name: lEl

                    I mostly play at evenings because I’m too busy with studies rest of the days…

                    I love Dark pokemon…

                    1. IEI? ok. ill add you ok? name : Dawid.

                      code: 3153-4071-1007

                      although……can I call you NIn commander maybe……not sure what IEI is………or not?

                  2. oh I wanted KIU sooo much before. but its not for me I think. the controls will be very hard too and its quite a hardcore game actually. not for me I think. can I have ur code thing pls?

            1. Yes that’s right…

              I don’t have money enough or time o buy a Wii U right now but I sure do have money and time for a PS4…

                1. I don’t think you read right…

                  I said I’m getting one in late spring after my current semester in university is done…

                  1. Oh snap sorry sailor jerry rum has me tripping. I am usually on my toes but not so much right now. Miiverse is. Dope. Pikmin 3 for that first non-indepie title. Though. It has charm. Every nintendo system needs a nintendo title to experience. That magic. Cry later when you leave pikmin behind on those. Early missions though I did. Lol

                    1. Haha…

                      Yes I always feel stressed when my Pikmin are left behind…

                      Or worse getting eaten when I’m not aware of it and I hear them dying…

                    2. If Pikmin died in glorious battle, that’s ok, but if any get left behind, I start the day over. No Pikmin left behind on my watch.

            1. No, I’m getting one as soon as my current semester in university is done which is around late spring…

              So probably around Mario Kart 8 release…

            1. I bought a Wii U and 2 3DS’! Plus all the good 3DS and Wii U games. So I have DEFINITELY done my part ;)

    1. Well Mario Kart 8 is the last thing. If they don’t move sales drastically then it’s all over for the Wii U. It will either be like the gamecube or worse to the point of virtual boy or dreamcast.

        1. bayo 2 fans will buy it. xenolbalde fans will buy x.

          Zelda and smash are the other big systems sellers like mk8. weknow Zelda will come.

      1. well seeing how the virtual boy only sold around, 700,000, and the dream cast sold 10 million with in about 3 years. wii u will either be n64 or gamecube. personal i kinda don’t care, i’m not stock investor so i’m not really effected

          1. Maybe I should explain. I try not to stay in this stock, sells and number things. I just want to play video games. I might hope and analyze here and there but I try not to focus on them. I usually buy most third party on other platforms depending on some factors. It doesn’t effect me really because I support more then one platform. In end I don’t care like most gamers tend to do about these numbers.

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        1. I’m recharging my 3DS but I’ll do it now so I won’t forget…

          Tell me if you’re added in a few minutes…

            1. Haha…

              Yes, I have to look scary…

              I can’t command my swarm or scare our enemies if I look fragile…

              *wink*

              1. dam. oh well. after I get more friends ill ask you to rejoin just so ur scary mii ( not a nice commander) is last, if that’s how it works. hopefully as more join you will go last. if not then plan a :P

    3. COOL! Hopefully the number for these games becomes multimillion by the time the Wii U’s life cycle is over.

    4. Since Wii U hasn’t sold much, this means that about 1/3 Wii U owners own WW HD, assuming that it sold about 1.90 million. That’s pretty amazing.

      1. Since there is basically 30-40 games to choose from and half of Wii U owners are most likely Nintendo fans: not it’s not.

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