Mario Kart 8 Becomes Fastest Selling Wii-U Title

Mario Kart 8

Nintendo has revealed via press release Mario Kart 8 sold more than 1.2 million units in it’s first weekend on sale.

This makes it the fastest selling game for the Wii-U to date, Nintendo also pointed out the strong review scores – Nintendo of Europe president Satoru Shibata had this to say:

“Such positive early feedback for Mario Kart 8 reinforces the great gameplay experiences that Wii U currently offers, With Nintendo set to showcase its future releases at E3 next week, this is a great milestone going into the summer season.”

The game currently has a score of 88 on metacritic making it a worthy addition to the high scoring series.