Fire Emblem has risen through the ranks to become one of Nintendo’s most popular franchises. This means that when fans were asked to vote for their favourite characters, the poll was intensely competitive. Over 1.2 million votes were cast in the Fire Emblem Heroes ballot, players trying to get their favourite characters a spot in the upcoming mobile game. Considering that voting only opened two weeks ago, this is an excellent turn out for a franchise that used to be a Japan exclusive. This information was revealed in a Famitsu interview that can be read here.