The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom It has already started breaking its first sales record. The sequel to Zelda Breath of the Wild comes to the Nintendo Switch at the best of times, when sales of the console were already beginning to falter.
Thanks to GamesIndustry.biz, we already have the first sales data for The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom in the United Kingdom, where it becomes The best premiere in the history of the saga And this second best nintendo switch,
With everything Zelda Tiers of the Kingdom has sold, it’s already made up for it Eighth best selling game in the series And it should soon be overtaken by Twilight Princess (No. 2), Ocarina of Time (No. 3) and Link’s Crossbow Training (No. 4, seriously).
The question is whether it will surpass Zelda’s Breath of the Wild, which has sold nearly 30 million units worldwide in six years. Some analysts expect it to remain one of the “top sellers” for years.
The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom disputes with Harry Potter as best launch of the year in the United Kingdom
zelda tears of kingdom It is also the biggest physical release of the year so far in the UK, dwarfing sales of hogwarts legacy More than 50.
Of course, digital data is anonymized. Hogwarts Legacy had a very powerful digital release (on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, and PC), whereas the digital release on Switch is generally not as powerful (not surprisingly, Nintendo being a “bastion” of the physical format).
Nintendo doesn’t share digital data, so we won’t know which has had a better launch.
Zelda Tears of the Kingdom isn’t the best-selling game in the UK in its Switch history launch. There are 12% fewer units left than Pokémon Scarlet and Purple.
but if we look Collection Tears of the Kingdom outperformed Pokémon (it was £10/dollar/euro more expensive than Pokémon, and Zelda was also a popular and expensive limited edition).
In the next few days we expect a statement from Nintendo at the event zelda tears of kingdom super a pokemon scarlet and purple Which sold 10 million games worldwide in its first week and was the best launch in Nintendo history.