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Bravely Default Sold Over 200,000 Copies In The U.S.



Bravely Default sold over 200,000 copies (retail and digital) in North America in just over three weeks since its release on February 7th, Nintendo of America announced today.


Nintendo say that the sales of Bravely Default improved on the launch of Fire Emblem: Awakening—another successful Nintendo 3DS RPG—by more than 10%. As you may recall, Fire Emblem sold over 180,000 copies at launch when it was released last year.


Meanwhile, Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Sold over 130,000 copies between its retail and download versions in its first eight days on the market.


Finally, Pokémon X and Pokémon Y sold over 130,000 units in their fifth month on the market, and are now at 3.4 million copies sold in the U.S.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.