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Wii U Classic Mario Kart 8 Ranked Best Selling Racing Game Ever

Last Updated on April 16, 2021

Arguably the best Nintendo Wii U game, Mario Kart 8 has been ranked as the top selling racing video game ever. Surprised? No, us neither. The figures come from the latest March 2021 best-sellers list from NPD.

The figures also reveal that Mario Kart 8 is sixth in the March 2021 list. This, of course, is thanks to the modern Deluxe version.

While Mario Kart 8 might have had a helping hand from the Nintendo Switch version, it is clear that the game would not be ranked so highly without the original release.

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The enduring face of Nintendo game consoles for decades, the Mario Kart series is arguably bigger than Super Mario Bros. Its innate multi-player playability certainly gives Mario Kart 8 a dimension of enjoyment that is rarely seen in other titles. Every other platform would kill for a Mario Kart – witness the success of Rocket League, the only title that comes close in multiplayer thrills.

So, does Mario Kart 8’s success come as a surprise? Not really. If anything, it’s just a shame that there are still people out there who own the game yet haven’t properly enjoyed it. We all know who they are.

It’s time to make them understand…

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