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New data from the NPD has revealed the top ten best-selling games on both Switch and 3DS of all time in the United States. On both platforms, it’s Mario Kart that takes the top spot.

Below are the full results:

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The latest Japanese hardware sales from Famitsu are as follows:

Another piece of information surrounding Super Mario Maker 2 has emerged from a press event which took place last week.

A Nintendo Treehouse representative has stated that courses created in Super Mario Maker on Wii U can’t be played or transferred to Super Mario Maker 2. The same goes for levels made in the 3DS version.

As for why transferring isn’t possible, the representative mentioned that the extensive list of new items and features was a big factor in the incompatibility.


This week’s Switch/ Wii U/3DS-specific UK software sales are as follows:

Nintendo is offering the latest firmware update for 3DS. Version 11.10.0-43 is live, of which Nintendo states: “Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience”.

This is the first 3DS update since the end of 2018. The patch notes have generally remained the same though, with the latest major upgrade having been pushed to users way back in 2015.



Below are the latest Nintendo products that can be currently pre-ordered at retailers:


Best Buy is running a new offer on 3DS games. Over 30 titles are included as part of a buy 1, get 1 50% off sale. Eligible titles include Detective Pikachu, Kirby’s Extra Epic Yarn, Luigi’s Mansion, Metorid: Samus Returns, and more.

Here’s the full set:

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Nintendo Switch

At least for now, Nintendo has quite a bit of maintenance planned for the next week. Sessions are lined up for Switch, the 3DS, and the eShops.

Here’s the schedule currently:

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate director Masahiro Sakurai recently released a new book in Japan. It’s largely a compilation of columns previously published in Famitsu, along with some extra tidbits. Naturally there was quite a substantial amount of Smash Bros. material in there.

Ayumi Tachibana has rounded up some of the more noteworthy tidbits from the book. He discussed DLC and said that popular characters like Goku are unlikely to happen, stated that there probably won’t be another Smash Bros. Ballot, and more.

Nintendo Switch

The latest Japanese hardware sales from Famitsu are as follows:

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