June 2017 NPD: ARMS sells over 250,000 copies in first month, sales for Mario Kart and Zelda
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Early data for ARMS indicates that the Switch fighter is off to a solid start thus far. In the latest NPD report, we learned that it was the fifth best-selling game in the United States for the month of June. Additional data is in as well.
GamesBeat heard from Nintendo that ARMS sold 256,000 copies between physical and digital sales. As a new IP on a relatively small install base, that isn’t too shabby.
Nintendo also said that Mario Kart 8 Deluxe sold 180,000 copies in June. Zelda: Breath of the Wild tacked on another 145,000 units.
June 2017 NPD: top 20 best-selling games in the U.S.
NPD Group has released a listing of the top twenty best-selling games in the U.S. for the month of June 2017. The results can be found below.
1. Tekken 7
2. Injustice 2
3. Grand Theft Auto V
4. Crash Bandicoot: N. Sane Trilogy
6. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild*
7. Mario Kart 8*
9. NBA 2K17
10. Horizon Zero Dawn
11. Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands
12. Call of Duty: Black Ops III
13. MLB 17: The Show
14. Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege
15. Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare
16. Battlefield 1
18. The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind*
19. FIFA 17
20. Forza Horizon 3
*No digital sales
New footage of Steam Gardens in Super Mario Odyssey
Super Mario Odyssey is playable at Comic-Con, and one of the areas being shown is Steam Gardens. We’ve attached some footage below in direct-feed.
First footage of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on Switch (off-screen)
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The first actual footage of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim running on Switch is online. It’s playable at Comic-Con this week, and YouTuber FILIP showed the demo in action. View some off-screen gameplay below.
Mario, Luigi, Yoshi, and Peach amiibo unlock weapons in Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle
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We’ve been wondering how amiibo will function in Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle. Thanks to the game’s official Twitter account, we’ve got an answer.
Mario, Luigi, Yoshi, and Peach amiibo are supported. When you scan amiibo for any of these characters, you’ll unlock weapons in the game.
Here’s the official word straight from the Rabbids Twitter account:
It supports the Nin Char Amiibo: Mario, Luigi, Yoshi & Peach. Each unlocks a weap for the Nin char & its Rabbid counterpart
— Rabbids (@rabbidsofficial) July 20, 2017
Switch maintenance taking place tonight
Nintendo has scheduled a new round of Switch maintenance taking place this evening (early morning hours in Europe). Certain network services such as online play, rankings, etc. may be impacted.
The maintenance schedule is as follows:
– 5 PM PT – 7:30 PM PT
– 8 PM ET – 10:30 PM ET
– 1 AM in the UK – 3:30 AM in the UK
– 2 AM in Europe – 4:30 AM in Europe
Sonic Forces – “Enter Infinite” cut-scene
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It’s a double dose of Sonic Forces updates today. Along with new music for Infinite’s theme, we also have a look at a new cut-scene with the character. You can watch the clip below.
New Sonic Forces music – “Infinite”
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SEGA shared the latest piece of music from Sonic Forces today. We’re able to get a sneak peek of “Infinite”, which should be associated with the game’s new villian. Listen to the music below.
One Piece: Unlimited World Red Deluxe Edition launching September 29 in North America Europe
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Update: The same date has now been confirmed for North America.
Original: One Piece: Unlimited World Red Deluxe Edition has a new, final release date in Europe. The game had previously been given a general September release window.
One Piece: Unlimited World Red Deluxe Edition is coming to Europe on September 29. Bandai Namco will be selling the title both phyiscally and digitally.
Rogue Trooper Redux graphics comparison trailer
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Rebellion issued a new trailer for Rogue Trooper Redux today showing how the game’s visuals have improved since the original game during the Wii era. Have a look at it below.
Rebellion also announced an October 17 release date for Rogue Trooper Redux today, though the Switch version is coming at some point later. It should be priced somewhere around $24.99 / €24.99 / £19.99.