Nintendo 3DSWii U

Zelda: A Link Between Worlds Sells 400,000 Copies In U.S.


The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds has sold 280,000 copies since its November 22nd launch in the U.S., Nintendo announced today.


Additionally, Nintendo noted that total sales of the title reach over 405,000 units if one were to include the special edition Nintendo 3DS XL bundle that came with a download code for the game.


Meanwhile, Pokémon X and Pokémon Y sold more than than 225,000 copies each during the month of November. Total sales of the game in America thus far are at 2.35 million units.


Finally, Super Mario 3D World, which launched on November 22nd as well, sold over 215,000 copies in its first eight days on the market.


On the hardware front, Nintendo 3DS sold close to 770,000 units in November, bringing total sales in America to nearly 10.5 million.

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.