In a recent interview, Nintendo of France Phillipe Lavoué revealed some sales numbers sold in the territory, related to items with Wii U and 3DS. Below, you’l’ find the how the hardware did in addition on how some games sold in the France.
•Wii U: over 450 000 units sold (300,000 in late December, roughly +50% year-over-year in the past few months)
•Wii U sales should be at 550,000 units by the end of the year.
•Games: currently, sales are three times higher thanks to Mario Kart 8, Hyrule Warriors, Bayonetta 2 (and Smash).
•Mario Kart 8: 200,000 units sold + 70,000 additional units from bundles
•Pokémon OR/AS: 191,000 units sold, +51% compared to X/Y during the same period.
•3DS sales: 3.15 million; +70% thanks to Pokémon.
•Bayonetta 2: ~60 000 units sold.
•Super Smash Bros. (Wii U): they’re expecting 200,000 units by the end of the year.
•amiibo: they’re expecting 200,000 units sold by the end of the year.