Super Mario Odyssey sold 100,000 copies in Germany in its first few days
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All sorts of sales data has been provided for Super Mario Odyssey over the past few weeks. However, one country we haven’t heard about specifically is Germany. That has since been rectified as BIU today handed out its sales awards for October.
Super Mario Odyssey earned a gold award from BIU having sold over 100,000 copies. As we know, the game hit the market at the very end of the month, so that start isn’t too shabby.
Nintendo on localizing Super Mario Odyssey’s “Jump Up, Super Star!” song, shares first draft
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The Nintendo Treehouse Log has updated again once again with a new entry. This time, Super Mario Odyssey is the focus, and specifically the localization of the “Jump Up, Super Star!” song.
Nintendo started to localize the lyrics back in January. At that time, the music itself was practically done. It was just a matter of translating the lyrics and having them make sense in English.
The first translation was as follows:
A look at some Super Mario Odyssey glitches
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Super Mario Odyssey is far from a glitchy game. Even so, just like amost anything out there, it’s inevitable that the rare glitch will be encountered – be it accidental or intentional.
Super Mario Odyssey is one of a few games that supports Switch’s video capture feature. That means anyone and everyone can share their own footage, including glitches. We’ve collected some of these below – potential spoilers of course.
Nearly 150,000 dominoes used for Super Mario Odyssey tribute
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Super Mario Odyssey recently debuted on Switch, and TheDominoKing decided to celebrate in the only way he knows how. 148,777 dominoes were used to recreate images from the game, including Mario himself, Cappy, and more.
TheDominoKing used a screen link, meaning each clip was created separately and edited together to make it look like a single scene. Many would probably agree that what has been created here is nonetheless worth admiring and is undoubtedly a painstaking process. You can watch the full tribute below.
Super Mario Odyssey devs on wanting to surprise players and more
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CNET spoke with the developers of Super Mario Odyssey not too long ago. Kenta Motokura, the game’s director, as well as producer Yoshiaki Koizumi talked about the new game.
Something Motokura brought up is how Koizumi challenged him to surprise players. The team took that to heart, and it became a key words while development was ongoing.
Super Mario Odyssey – official “Journey to Launch” video
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Last month, Mario took a trip around the US to celebrate the launch of Super Mario Odyssey. Nintendo says that the journey “spanned over 3,800 miles, 74 cities, 1 gigantic mushroom and made over 200,000 people smile.” View a video recapping Mario’s adventures below.
Super Mario Odyssey sells 115,000 copies in France at launch
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More sales data is in for Super Mario Odyssey. Over in France, the game sold 115,000 copies at launch.
Super Mario Odyssey did better than Super Mario 3D World, which sold 80,000 copies by the end of 2013 when it had released in November. It also sold slightly more than Zelda: Breath of the Wild, which sold 97,000 units during its first weekend back in March.
Best Buy selling Super Mario Odyssey socks
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Best Buy is generally a place where people purchase electronic-related products. But hey, how about some socks? You can pick up two different pairs from Best Buy.
Hint Toad’s map in Super Mario Odyssey references a past Mario game
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Super Mario Odyssey is chock-full of Easter eggs and references to past Mario games. One of these extends to Hint Toad, who will help you locate Power Moons in exchange for coins.
What you may not realize is that Hint Toad’s map is yet another reference to a prior Mario title. For more on this, continue on below.
Target makes a commercial just for Super Mario Odyssey
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Remember Target’s Mario Kart 8 Deluxe commercial from earlier in the year? The retailer also made an advert for Super Mario Odyssey. You can see it below.