Splatoon Hits 1 Million Sales Worldwide

Nintendo has today announced that it’s recently released Wii U exclusive shooter, Splatoon, has hit the 1 million sales mark worldwide.

“Ever since Splatoon launched on May 29th in the United States, we’ve seen thousands of people go online and have fun in this colourful, chaotic competition” said Reggie Fils-Aime, COO and President of Nintendo today. “This milestone puts us in a nice position as we prepare to launch 11 more exclusive Wii U and Nintendo 3DS games before the end of the year”

The 1 million worldwide figure has been divided up, to reveal that around 476,000 physical and digital copies combined sold in the Americas, over 368,000 copies combined sold in Japan, over 230,000 sold in Europe and 20,000 sold in both New Zealand and Australia.

Splatoon was recently featured in the 2015 Nintendo World Championships, and since it’s release has been supported with s steady stream of free DLC, more of which is expected to arrive in the coming months.

Source: IGN.com

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