In a record-shattering debut, The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom has delivered an unprecedented performance.
Today, Nintendo declared that Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, the sequel to Breath of the Wild has already sold over 10 million units globally within the initial three days of its release. This staggering feat sets a new benchmark as the fastest selling Zelda game in history. The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom sold more copies faster than any Zelda previously!
In addition to this, according to Eurogamer, the game has also etched its name in the annals of Nintendo's European market. It has not only emerged as the fastest-selling game for Nintendo Switch in Europe, but also holds the record for the quickest sales for any Nintendo game across all systems within the continent. Evidently, the fervor for Tears of the Kingdom shows no signs of slowing down.
The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom has undoubtedly stirred a revolution in the gaming sphere, poised to potentially surpass the sales of Breath of the Wild quickly, the current best-selling game in the series.
Reflecting on the exceptional momentum maintained by the Nintendo Switch in its seventh year, Stephan Bole, President of Nintendo of Europe, expressed his gratitude towards the fans in a press statement.
"This record-breaking launch stands testament to the enduring appeal of the Nintendo Switch ...We are deeply thankful for the overwhelming support shown by fans for The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom. We eagerly await their adventures and innovations as they delve into the mystical land of Hyrule."
Given Bole's anticipation for the innovative creations to come from Tears of the Kingdom, one might wonder if he had something as weird as crucifying Korok in mind.
Tears of the Kingdom has certainly captivated gaming critics as well. Receiving perfect 10 out of 10 scores across the board from many major outlets.
As the gaming world continues to revel in the success of The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, it is clear that this title has not only set new records but also raised the bar for future releases. Its innovative gameplay, captivating storyline, and expansive world have already captivated millions. As adventurers set foot in the enchanting land of Hyrule, we stand on the brink of witnessing a new era in the gaming landscape. Whether you're a seasoned Zelda fan or a newcomer to the series, Tears of the Kingdom offers a thrilling journey that should not be missed. As we celebrate its remarkable debut, we can't help but anticipate what Nintendo has in store for us next. Pikmin 4 is just over that horizon!