Nintendo has announced that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of a Wild has sole 8.48 million copies on Nintendo Switch and another 1.5 million copies on Wii U, for a sum sum of scarcely 10 million units sole worldwide.
Beyond being an considerable sales miracle on a own, a proclamation is even some-more notable, since it now means it is a best-selling Zelda diversion of all-time.
In a routine of apropos a best-selling Zelda diversion ever it upheld 2006’s The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, a prior record-holder with 8.85 million copies. However, if we cause in sales of The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess‘ Wii U Update, dubbed Twilight Princess HD, it is indeed still on tip interjection to 1.23 million sales from pronounced updated version. Combined with a strange release, Twilight Princess has a sales sum of 10.08 million, that puts it usually barley above Breath of a Wild. However, Breath of a Wild will certainly pass even this arrogant figure really soon.
Further, if we count remasters, afterwards it has a bit serve to go. While The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time primarily sole usually 7.6 million units on a N64, it also sole 4 million units when it was remastered for a 3DS, bringing it to a sum of 11.6 million units.
However, if we don’t count re-releases and remasters, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of a Wild is strictly a tip dog of Zelda. And even if we do cruise re-releases and remasters, it’s usually a matter of time until a during a top.
What creates The Legend of Zelda: Breath of a Wild’s feat even some-more crazy is a fact that is has barley been on a marketplace for a year, and that it launched alongside a Nintendo Switch. The Switch is on a record-setting gait in terms of sales, so who knows what kind of series The Legend of Zelda: Breath of a Wild could shelve adult come a finish of a console’s lifespan. Surely it will be a series that will set a new bar for destiny Zelda games to top.
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is accessible for Nintendo Switch and Wii U.