Mario and Sonic teaming up together with their friends to compete in the Olympics wasn’t just a good idea on paper. Nintendo has proven that Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games for the Nintendo Wii and DS was a hit across the world as the minigame-packed title reached five million copies sold in just three months. Race to the full article to learn more!
The epic tandem of Nintendo and Sega‘s mascots successfully raced past the five million line on both the Wii and DS platforms. Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games, two distinct collections of Olympic sports games utilizing their respective platforms, managed to reach the global milestone in just three months.
Mario and Sonic had strong presence in the North American top ten charts during the holiday craze of December, and performed well in other regions of the world. Sega of America President and CEO had a few words to explain Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games‘ prominent showing, saying:
With adored icons and fun game play, Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games has shot to the top of the sales charts and is clearly resonating with the growing audience of casual gamers that want an engaging and accessible gaming experience.
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