Tears of the Kingdom Reportedly Sells 500,000 Items in France

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Nintendo has but to disclose gross sales figures for The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, however there’s little doubt that it’s a bonafide hit. It’s not solely the largest bodily launch of 2023 within the UK however offered 2.7 occasions the quantity of Breath of the Wild. The open world title additionally reportedly had a powerful launch in France, promoting about 500,00 bodily copies in its first week.

That is based on freelance journalist Oscar Lemaire (who wrote for Le Monde and GK). He famous (translation by way of DeepL) it to be a “significantly better begin” than Pokemon Scarlet and Violet and greater than the launches of Purple Lifeless Redemption 2 and FIFA 23. It contains gross sales of the Collector’s Version.

It’s nonetheless “far behind” the report set by Grand Theft Auto 5, which offered 1.1 million copies. Lemaire additionally doubted it might be surpassed, given the de-emphasis on bodily gross sales over time. As soon as once more, Nintendo hasn’t formally confirmed gross sales numbers, so keep tuned for official figures within the coming days.

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