Sonic Lost World Hits 710,000 Sales as Sega Lines Up Significant 3DS Support

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User Info: Artillatron7

Artillatron7
2 years ago#1
http://www.nintendolife.com/news/2014/05/sonic_lost_world_hits_710000_sales_as_sega_lines_up_significant_3ds_support

Nintendo's portable projected to be Sega's biggest console market this year!

Like pretty much every other major Japan-based corporation, Sega or SEGA Sammy Holdings to be more accurate has published its financial results. For Nintendo gamers it reveals some interesting, and pleasing, results. To start off with some reasonably positive news, Sonic Lost World has reached 710,000 sales on the Wii U and 3DS as of 31st March, which has climbed a little from the 640,000 sales up to 31st December 2013. It's not clearly broken down, but we suspect over 50% of those sales were for the 3DS version.

Sega is listing multiple SKUs for Wii U, which probably includes Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games; if that's the case then the sporty title appears to have sold rather poorly, but a firm figure isn't given. On the flipside the number of products listed for 3DS suggests that the 3D retro re-release range is included, and if so account for a six figure number in sales. Particularly intriguing is the information on SKUs products estimated and planned for this financial year, from 1st April to 31st March 2015. The Wii U has the second most products (4) out of home consoles, though way behind PS3 with 11 600,000 Wii U game sales are estimated.

It's the 3DS that captures attention, however, with a whopping 13 SKUs on the way with estimated sales of 2.27 million unit sales. That would easily make the 3DS the highest-selling individual dedicated games platform for Sega with numbers like those we'd hope we're dealing with worldwide releases, while the number of SKUs hopefully points to more of those 3D retro delights. As for what we know is coming, we do have Sonic Boom coming to both Wii U and 3DS, and the portable Sonic games in particular do continue to deliver strong results. With the number of SKUs projected, however, we can safely assume that Sega still has treats to reveal as the year progresses. It's good to see the Wii U still having reasonable support from Sega, but the 3DS appears to be the platform of choice. Exciting times ahead for Sega fans.
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Maverick_Reznor
2 years ago#2
I guess Sega has found the audience they have been searching for.
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User Info: Tadamoto6

Tadamoto6
2 years ago#3
Maverick_Reznor posted...
I guess Sega has found the audience they have been searching for.


Yeah. Ironic that it's with nintendo. Their former arch rival.
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dj-izzle
2 years ago#4
Tadamoto6 posted...
Maverick_Reznor posted...
I guess Sega has found the audience they have been searching for.


Yeah. Ironic that it's with nintendo. Their former arch rival.


I wonder how their meetings go....

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RPGMaster95
2 years ago#5
Sammy runs @ Iwata who then attempts to do a head jump?
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Maverick_Reznor
2 years ago#6
dj-izzle posted...
Tadamoto6 posted...
Maverick_Reznor posted...
I guess Sega has found the audience they have been searching for.


Yeah. Ironic that it's with nintendo. Their former arch rival.


I wonder how their meetings go....


I imagine its how Piccolo (Sega) and Goku (Nintendo) interact.
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User Info: Banjo2553

Banjo2553
2 years ago#7
Sounds pretty good. I wouldn't be surprised if we'll be seeing lots more Sega IPs being exclusive to Nintendo, rather than just a few Sonic games.
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Amakusa
2 years ago#8
Maverick_Reznor posted...
I imagine its how Piccolo (Sega) and Goku (Nintendo) interact.


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User Info: Lordrv

Lordrv
2 years ago#9
Sanic Fail World sold more than Tropical Freeze? Blasphemy.

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itsmeaustin
2 years ago#10
Lordrv posted...
Sanic Fail World sold more than Tropical Freeze? Blasphemy.


TF doesn't have a 3DS port
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