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Kirby and the Forgotten Land Has Reportedly Become the Best-Selling Game in the Franchise

Kirby and the Forgotten Lands seems to be the best-selling Kirby game of all time.

As reported by VGC, Nintendo announces six-month financial results for the fiscal year ending March 2023, Kirby and the Forgotten Land revealed that it sold an additional 2.61 million units during the quarter. This seems to mean that the recently released Kirby game has sold a staggering 5.27 million units since its launch.

It is believed to have sold 5.13 million copies, beating out the franchise’s previous record holder, Kirby’s Dreamland on the original Game Boy star.

If this historical figure is correct, Kirby and the Forgotten Land beat it comfortably.

This isn’t a big surprise, but Nintendo previously claimed that the game sold four million copies in its first 15 weeks.

Needless to say, critics went wild for Kirby’s latest adventure.

IGN’s review of Kirby and the Forgotten Lands gave it an 8/10 and stated: The post-apocalyptic setting may not be as thematically interesting as Planet His Popstar, but it’s still engaging and vibrant, with well-designed levels that consistently and cleverly utilize Kirby’s abilities. I’m here. Despite the change in perspective, Forgotten Land retains most of what he loved about classic Kirby games. If the hungry pink hero needs more of his 3D adventures in the future, he’ll happily gobble them up. ”

Kirby and the Forgotten Lands reportedly enjoyed The biggest release in Japan in the history of the seriesIt sold 380,000 copies in its first week alone.

The game is currently placed at 85 on Metacritic.

The game takes Kirby into uncharted waters as a full-blown 3D platformer, but developer Shinya Kumasaki says that won’t necessarily be the norm going forward.

“Nintendo is on the same page as us and this is something we talk about a lot. .”

Want to read more about Kirby and the Forgotten Lands? Check out our beginner’s guide to Kirby’s latest adventure and what’s next for the Kirby franchise.

Ryan Leston is IGN’s entertainment journalist and film can follow him twitter.

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