mario.kart .8.s01 640x214It turns out that a lot of gamers were waiting for Mario Kart 8 because according to the recent figures shared by Nintendo through the company’s 74th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders, it turns out that the game has managed to sell 2 million copies around the world since its release last month.

Mario Kart 8 also holds the title has being the fastest selling Wii U game in the console’s history. In fact the game had managed to help boost the sale of Wii U consoles over in Japan, although recent figures have suggested that the hype and excitement over the game might have died down a bit, as Wii U sales figures have returned to “normal”.

The game has been met with generally favorable reviews as it introduces new graphics, new maps, and a bit of new play styles as well due to some of the new features. However will it be enough to help keep interest in the Wii U alive? Well we guess that remains to be seen, but Nintendo has been known for their first-party titles and with Zelda for Wii U and Super Smash Bros. on the horizon, we guess there will be enough titles to get gamers interested.

Filed in Gaming. Read more about mario kart 8, Nintendo and Wii U. Source: polygon

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