Mario vs. Donkey Kong & Princess Peach: Showtime sold over 1 million units

May 7, 2024 by No Comments

According to the latest information from Nintendo Financial release In the fiscal year ending March 2024, Mario vs. Donkey Kong and Princess Peach: Showtime sold over 1 million units.

Mario vs. Donkey Kong Remake 2024 was only released in mid-February and has already sold 1.12 million units.

Princess Peach: Showtime debuted late last March and sold 1.22 million units. These numbers represent global results, but it’s certainly still impressive. Some recent indie surprises like Palworld have sold 1 million copies in a single day quickly, but that’s certainly a good pace.

Both Mario vs. Donkey Kong and Princess Peach: Showtime maintain solid ratings from critics and fans alike on Metacritic.

Although Nintendo has finally announced that it will reveal a Switch successor this fiscal year, current-gen titles like Mario vs. Donkey Kong are still in development. In fact, as of February 2024, the Nintendo Switch has sold over 139 million units.

After confirming that a new device would be revealed, Nintendo president Shuntaro Furukawa announced a new Nintendo Direct for June 2024. However, Nintendo has made it very clear that it’s scheduled to go live in June. No Next feature the switch device.

There have been some recent claims suggesting that the Switch successor will be backwards compatible. So, games like Mario vs. Donkey Kong and the ones announced next direct are likely to make it to the next-gen.

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