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Splatoon 3 Has Had an Absurdly Big Launch in Japan

Splatoon 3 got off to an incredibly hot start in Japan. The game sold 3.45 million copies in just three days, beating out giant Nintendo Switch titles like Animal Crossing, New Horizons, and Pokemon Sword and Shield.

As reported by gameradarNintendo’s Japanese subsidiary twitter account The 3.45 million over the same period far surpassed Animal Crossing’s 1.88 million and Pokémon’s 1.365 million.

Nintendo doesn’t share Splatoon 3’s sales in other territories, including the US, but given that Animal Crossing is currently the best-selling Switch game in Japan, the numbers are likely the game’s long-term projections. It certainly shows great success.

Anticipation for the game has run high since it was announced last February, with Nintendo releasing a limited edition Splatoon 3 Switch console and Pro Controller ahead of the game’s launch, and just as much as the upcoming Pokemon Scarlet and Violet. Received fanfare. September 9th.

Fans of the franchise have arguably been waiting longer since Splatoon 2 was released in 2017. It’s also hugely popular and currently ranks 5th in the best-selling Nintendo Switch game in Japan, with Nintendo rewarding each player who makes a purchase. It’s a new game bonus.

Splatoon 3’s multiplayer review is still in progress, and IGN said that what we played was “with enough tweaks and new additions to feel like a new and vastly improved version of Splatoon 2. “It was already a lot of fun,” he said.

However, in an 8/10 review of the single player, IGN said:

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