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New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe

Gfk Entertainment has provided new data regarding European gaming sales this year. Specifically, countries tracked include Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, Spain and the UK.

The report indicates that New Super Mario Bro. U Deluxe and FIFA 19 are the best-selling physical games in Europe so far in 2019. FIFA 19 had the edge in Denmark, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Sweden, and the UK whereas Nintendo’s platformer sold more in Austria, France, Germany, and Switzerland.

GfK also says that Minecraft and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe placed at the fifth and third spots respectively.

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New Super Mario Bros. U features quite a bit of cut content, mainly relating to items and enemies. Now thanks to the fan-created level and game editor known as Miyamoto plus YouTuber Ceave, we’re able to get a look at some of the things that were ultimately scrapped.

Here’s the rundown of what was left on the cutting room floor:

Japanese comedy duo Yoiko is back with the third episode of their series showcasing New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe.

Once again, the pair spends over 20 minutes with the game. The footage can be seen below.

New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe was the top seller in Japan this past week having sold 166,303 copies. The game actually performed almost identically to the Wii U version.

Expanding on the game’s sales, Media Create points out that the Wii U original sold 164,000 copies in its first week. It also had a 55.32% sell-through rate. To compare, New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe sold through 52.53% of its initial shipment in Japan.

Japanese comedy duo Yoiko is back with the second episode of their series showcasing New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe.

Once again, the pair spends over 20 minutes with the main game. The footage can be seen below.

 

Yesterday, we reported on the sales success of New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe in the UK: the game sold 24.8% more copies than the original Wii U version did when it launched. However, it turns out that that wasn’t the full picture. Gamesindustry.biz reports that sales data from several major retailers was missing in yesterday’s report; the updated sales data from GfK shows that New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe actually sold 56% more copies than the Wii U version did when it launched.

Additonally, the sales data also reveals that Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition sold the best on Nintendo Switch. 49% percent of the game’s sales were on Nintendo’s platform, compared to 43% on Playstation 4 and 8% on Xbox One.

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We don’t have the full UK charts update yet, but gamesindustry.biz reports a little tidbit on the sales debut of New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe. Not only was it the best-selling game in the UK last, it also sold 24.8% more copies than the Wii U version did back it 2012.

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New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe is out today. To celebrate the occasion, Nintendo put together a launch trailer for the game:

New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe is out tomorrow. Nintendo released a new trailer for the game today, which you can watch below:

After doing a series of episodes on Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Japanese comedy duo Yoiko is back to start off a new set covering New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe.

As expected, the pair goes through the main game, showcasing the port. The episode can be seen below.