Quirky group based Wii U shooter Splatoon has sold 1.6 million unites around the world, Nintendo has uncovered.
In a profit report for April to June 2015, the platform holder stated that the game “enjoyed a good start” and the Nintendo will “strive to further enhance the sales towards the year-end season.”
As indicated by the info gave, offers of Splatoon in Japan came to 490,000 units, while whatever is left of the world represented 1.1 million units.
Splatoon sold over 1.6 Million units globally, 490,000 units in Japan:
“With respect to Wii U, Splatoon, which was released globally in May and gathered attention, marked 1.62 million units in sales and contributed to vitalizing the Wii U platform,” Nintendo said in a statement.
In late June 2015, Nintendo affirmed Splatoon had some more than one million duplicates around the world.
“Since Splatoon launched on May 29, it has been great to see so many players competing in online matches,” said Nintendo of Europe president Satoru Shibata at the time.
“We are pleased this new Wii U exclusive game is capturing the imagination of so many fans across Europe, and look forward to bringing more exclusive titles to both Wii U and Nintendo 3DS this year.”
GameSpot’s Splatoon review explained the game as”the antithesis to the modern shooter,” however added that it “primarily deserves recognition for what it is, not what it isn’t.”
“It’s a wonderful game with charm and inventive ideas that work and pave the way for new experiences in an otherwise stale category of games.”