The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom sells 10 million copies in 3 days

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Nintendo announced today that Tears of the Kingdom sold 10 million copies in the first three days of its release. This makes it, according to the company, the fastest selling title in The Legend of Zelda series.

Devon Pritchard, Nintendo’s executive vice president of sales, marketing and communication, said in a statement: “We are grateful for all of our fans who have shown their passion for The Legend of Zelda over the years, and these sales numbers for the latest installment continue to show the strong momentum for both the franchise and Nintendo Switch this year.”

GfK Market Analysis Firm Revealed Earlier this week, Tears of the Kingdom had the biggest physical launch of any game in the UK in 2023, and the second biggest launch in UK history by revenue. Link’s latest adventure looks poised to break several more records in the coming months.

Nintendo revealed in its most recent financial earnings that Switch sales are falling. In your explanatory notes, Nintendo said: “Nintendo Switch has entered its seventh year since launch, and while it will be more difficult to maintain the same sales momentum as before, our goal is to keep more consumers playing Nintendo Switch for longer, leading to maximizing sales. . Our goal is to achieve this by maintaining high user engagement and conveying the appeal of not only new software titles, but also titles released in previous years.”


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Tears of the Kingdom is one of the “new software titles” mentioned in the financial perspective. Your sales numbers seem poised to deliver on the promise of the aforementioned maximized sales.

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