Super Mario Maker sells 1 million

first_imgSuper Mario Maker sells 1 millionThe game hit the sales milestone in just a few weeks since launchJames BrightmanWednesday 30th September 2015Share this article Recommend Tweet ShareRelated JobsSenior Game Designer – UE4 – AAA United Kingdom Amiqus GamesProgrammer – REMOTE – work with industry veterans! North West Amiqus GamesJunior Video Editor – GLOBAL publisher United Kingdom Amiqus GamesDiscover more jobs in games Nintendo announced today that its newly released Super Mario Maker game has achieved 1 million unit sales worldwide, and the company has seen the creation of more than 2.2 million fan-created Super Mario courses, which have been played nearly 75 million times. Nintendo shipped the title back on September 11, so it took the game under 3 weeks to reach 1 million sales.”For Mario fans around the world, including myself, Super Mario Maker was a dream 30 years in the making,” said Nintendo of America President and COO Reggie Fils-Aime. “The game has captured and unlocked the imaginations of gaming fans of all ages and brought their dedication to Nintendo to a whole new level.”Nintendo also noted that the entire Super Mario franchise as a whole has now surpassed 310 million units sold in its long history.Celebrating employer excellence in the video games industry8th July 2021Submit your company Sign up for The Publishing & Retail newsletter and get the best of GamesIndustry.biz in your inbox. Enter your email addressMore storiesResident Evil: Village is the third biggest PS5 launch so far | UK Boxed ChartsBut physical sales down over previous Resident Evil gamesBy Christopher Dring 2 days agoEpic reportedly offered $200m to Sony for PlayStation exclusivesThe firm also reportedly started discussions with Microsoft and noted that securing first-party Nintendo games would be a “moonshot”By Marie Dealessandri 2 days agoLatest comments (1)Greg Wilcox Creator, Destroy All Fanboys! 0Sign inorRegisterto rate and replySign in to contributeEmail addressPasswordSign in Need an account? Register now. 5 years ago Hmmm. Good for Nintendo, but I hope to hell they’ve thought up a Legend of Zelda Maker follow-up for next year. That unofficial LOZ game maker and other sites online shouldn’t be the only places fans get to create some generally great fan-made works. Then again, whatever Nintendo decides to cook up needs to be as easy to use as Mario Maker while making some of those users of the unlicensed game makers want to drop full retail on it on day one…last_img read more