Wii U Sales Increased by 666% in UK, Thanks to Strong Sales From Mario Kart 8

Wii U Sales Increased by 666% in UK, Thanks to Strong Sales From Mario Kart 8

Nintendo’s Mario Kart 8 made a huge splash on the UK charts this week, netting second place (just behind Watch_Dogs in first) and increasing sales of the Wii U system by 666 percent. 82 percent of those sales were from the Mario Kart 8 bundle.

This made 8 the second best launch ever for a Mario Kart title in the UK, and the biggest Wii U title launch to date in the region.