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It was a few days ago when Nintendo shared its latest financial results report in which they confirmed the success that the Switch is having. In addition to this data, the sales of its most popular games were also shown. One of them is Mario Kart 8 Deluxe which remains the most demanded title on the console, and has now become the company’s second best-selling title in its entire history.

Mario Kart is one of Nintendo’s most beloved sagas

Mario Kart 8 was released in 2017 for the Wii U and was one of the most popular games on Nintendo’s previous hardware. Due to this, those responsible decided to launch the Deluxe version for the Switch with some improvements and its success was even greater.

This situation has caused that in total (counting its 2 versions) the eighth installment of the saga will reach 51.81 million units sold until December 31, 2021.

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As you could see, and thanks to the information of VGChartzMario Kart 8 is now Nintendo’s second most successful game in its entire history and it looks like it could break a few more records yet.

It is worth mentioning that, for now, the company’s best-selling title is Wii Sports with 82.90 million units, and the third is Super Mario Bros. (NES) with 40.24 million units.

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Now all you have to do is wait to see how many more sales you can get Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, and know if a possible announcement of Mario Kart 9 affects its impressive rate of sales.

What do you think of the results of this game? Tell us in the comments.

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