May 1st, 2017

Today, Nintendo revealed that Mario Kart 8 Deluxe sold 459,000 combined digital and retail units during its launch in the US last Friday.

These sales numbers make Mario Kart 8 Deluxe the fastest-selling Mario Kart title in Nintendo history. The previous record holder for this title was Mario Kart Wii with 433,900 launch units sold.

According to Nintendo, 45% of Nintendo Switch owners in the US bought themselves a copy of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe last Friday.

Are you part of that 45%? If so, let us know what you think of MK8 in the comments below. Or, if you didn’t buy the game, let us know why not.

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