Splatoon Sales Have Surprised Nintendo

By Jorge Ba-oh 02.07.2015 1

Splatoon Sales Have Surprised Nintendo on Nintendo gaming news, videos and discussion

Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata recently spoke about how well original Wii U shooter Splatoon has performed so far.

In a meeting with shareholders, Iwata acknowledge the "high recognition from our consumers for its novelty," highlighting the million figure mark that's been achieved in less than a month from hitting retail.

Interestingly, he also admitted that Nintendo were "not so optimistic prior to release, for it being a non-series title."

For more, be sure to read our Splatoon Wii U review.


 

Have you picked up Splatoon yet?

Box art for Splatoon
Developer

Nintendo

Publisher

Nintendo

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Action

Players

4

C3 Score

Rated $score out of 10  8/10

Reader Score

Rated $score out of 10  9/10 (5 Votes)

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Interestingly this has probably done better than Pikmin did (in accordance to attach rates and the like)

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