The original Splatoon ended up being a huge hit in Japan with gamers, and spawned quite a culture of fandom when it came to Nintendo’s unique take on the shooting genre. Many expected Splatoon 2 to be a popular title as well, and so far it’s proving to be quite the hot seller in Japan.
It’s being reported that Splatoon 2 sold over 670K physical copies in just 3 days in Japan. For comparison, the original Splatoon sold 156K in 4 days when it launched in Japan.
It’s also being reported that Nintendo Switch sales are at roughly 1.2 million units sold in Japan as well. Nintendo is off to a very hot start with the Switch and Splatoon 2.
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