Nintendo Touts November Sales Numbers

December 13, 2013 - GamePolitics Staff

Nintendo announced that Pokémon X and Y have sold over 2.35 million units to-date and that Wii U sales are up 340 percent month-over-month. The company also said that the 3DS sold nearly 770,000 units during the month of November, putting its lifetime total at nearly 10.5 million.

Pokémon X and Y each sold more than 225,000 units in combined physical and digital copies, bringing the life-to-date total of the latest Pokémon games to 2.35 million units. This month's release of The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds sold more than 280,000 units across physical and digital formats, according to Nintendo. The special edition Zelda-themed 3DS XL helped drive the Zelda game A Link Between Worlds to 405,000 units in sales.

Nintendo said that Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D saw a 140 percent increase in sales month-over-month, Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon saw a 105 percent increase in the same time period, Paper Mario: Sticker Star saw a 280 percent increase, Mario Kart 7 saw a 130 percent increase, and Super Mario 3D Land enjoyed a 235 percent increase.

Finally the Wii U saw a 340 percent increase in sales over October's numbers, which amount to right around 220,000 units. The Wii U game Super Mario 3D World sold more than 215,000 physical and digital units combined for the month.

Source: GII

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