Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Cowabunga Collection Sells 1 Million Copies
Konami announced today that the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Kowabunga Collection has sold over one million copies. This is an impressive feat considering it’s a retro collection made up of older games from the 8-bit and 16-bit era.
Konami revealed the news in a cheeky infographic, also revealing that 6 million pizzas were eaten and 350 million infantrymen were defeated.
“We are thrilled and a little shocked by the great news this morning!” Digital Eclipse said in a tweet:“Thank you Konami and Nickelodeon. [Cowabunga Collection]but most of all, I want to thank the loyal TMNT fans for their loud support of this project!”
13 iconic TMNT titles sold over 1 million copies!
Whether you’re a lifelong fan or a novice experiencing a historic game for the first time, we hope you’ve enjoyed playing and exploring TMNT: The Cowabunga Collection.
You really kicked some shells. pic.twitter.com/gafVGMo8Nn
— Konami (@Konami) April 7, 2023
The strong sales of the Cowabunga Collection can be attributed to the considerable excitement it generated for its release last year. This is mainly due to the unavailability of many of the core games.
The collection consists of 13 NES, SNES, Sega Genesis, Game Boy and Arcade games, many of which are available for online play.
Our review was positive for the collection as a whole, but criticized the online play. and comics as well.”
However, “It’s a real shame the online component makes it so hard to find a match. I often experience horribly laggy when entering the game. Input lag could be improved as well.”
Since then, Digital Eclipse has added new features and other enhancements while fixing numerous issues, including multiple enhancements to online play.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Cowabunga Collection is now available for Switch, PS4, PS5, PC, and Xbox.
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