The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom It was one of the most anticipated video games of 2023 and its debut did not disappoint. The new game for Nintendo Switch was not only highly acclaimed by critics and gamers, but also achieved high sales.
This was confirmed by Nintendo this Wednesday, announcing that Tears of the Kingdom sold over 10 million copies in its first three days of availability. This makes it the most successful launch of the mythic franchise, and all indications are that it could become Zelda bestseller in history. If, of course, you maintain the pace of sales.
Stefan Bohle, President of Nintendo of Europe, spoke about the shocking premiere of the sequel Breath of the Wild. “In its seventh year, the Nintendo Switch continues to gain momentum, as evidenced by this record-breaking launch. We are very grateful for the support of the fans The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdomand we can’t wait to see their adventures and creations on the way to Hyrule.”
But Tears of the Kingdom Not only did he break the record for the best serve in the saga. it’s the same fastest selling Nintendo game on any systemboth in Europe and the Americas. Along the way, the new Zelda game promises to keep destroying any historical records that get in its way.
Tears of the Kingdom want to be Zelda best seller in history
Let’s clarify something: Tears of the Kingdom the best premiere ever Zelda, doesn’t mean it’s already the best-selling game in the franchise.. This merit belongs Breath of the Wildwhich launched in 2017 for the Nintendo Switch and Wii U and has sold 30.7 million units to date.
However, it would not be strange for him to lose the scepter in a matter of weeks. After all, Tears of the Kingdom sold a third of the total number of copies of their predecessor in just 3 days. If he manages to maintain his trading rhythm consistently, there is no doubt that he will break all previous records and rise to the top of the rankings.
Currently a new part Zelda already matched the total sales volume twilight princesswhich was released on the GameCube in 2005. Now he seeks to catch up with (and surpass) the mythical ocarina of time from 1998 with 14 million copies sold until 2017 it was the most successful game in the franchise.
he will reach Tears of the Kingdom be Zelda bestseller in history? His stunning commercial debut and excellent ratings speak volumes. IN MetacriticFor example, the game has a score of 96 out of 100 among critics and 8.7 out of 10 among users.
In addition, the success of the new game could expand the saga to other platforms. Recently Eiji Aonuma and Hidemaro Fujibayashi, masterminds Tears of the Kingdomacknowledged that they would be interested in developing a film about The Legend of Zelda. A possibility that doesn’t seem far-fetched given the hype surrounding the film adaptation. Super Mario Bros.. In any case, Nintendo has the final say..
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