Simply final week, Nintendo’s newest creation Sushi Striker: The Method of Sushido launched on each Swap and 3DS. The sport is an action-puzzle mash-up with an extremely excessive stage of polish and an excellent story mode (we rated it slightly extremely in our overview), however the preliminary gross sales figures for the sport are shockingly low.
In Japan – the house nation of each Nintendo and sushi, no much less – the sport solely managed to shift 5,235 copies on Swap and a couple of,392 copies on 3DS in its first week, combining for a complete of seven,627 throughout the 2 methods. To place that into perspective, ARMS – one other of Nintendo’s model new franchises launched for the system – managed to promote 100,652 copies in the identical preliminary time interval. That is fairly the distinction.
Though Sushi Striker was the flowery new launch of the week, Nintendo’s different evergreen titles nonetheless offered extra copies regardless of a few of them being over a yr outdated. Splatoon 2 offered 13,423 copies (which included bundles), Mario Kart eight Deluxe offered 10,zero63, Donkey Kong Nation: Tropical Freeze offered 9,528, and even launch title Zelda: Breath of the Wild nonetheless shifted 6,516, which is greater than Sushi Striker on Swap alone.
It appears fairly possible that the sport’s full-retail launch worth might have delay some clients – we all know a whole lot of you pretty readers have talked about the sport’s worth in our feedback sections – nevertheless it’s nonetheless a disgrace to see it underperform. This is hoping that this does not knock Nintendo’s confidence to launch completely new experiences an excessive amount of sooner or later.
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