Race to 2 million.

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User Info: AIvinn

AIvinn
4 years ago#11
holy...
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User Info: Tino_Tonitini2

Tino_Tonitini2
4 years ago#12
It is quite remarkable that Animal Crossing: New Leaf reached that milestone that quickly, even when the likes of Mario and Monster Hunter haven't yet. I wonder what changed to create such a ravenous demand for AC in Japan? Is it really just the slight change in the formula (i.e. you play the mayor of your town, you can change your pants, you can swim, etc.)?

I think it will be interesting to see how will the graph for Pokémon X and Y will compare to AC:NL. I would think Pokémon will reach 2 million units sold even more rapidly (possible during launch week) but we'll see.

User Info: ferofax

ferofax
4 years ago#13
parKb5 posted...
If Nintendo would have had any idea that Animal Crossing would have sold so well, I bet they would have worked a lot harder to get it released in the US sooner.

All the more reason for Nintendo to take their sweet time in localizing this, to ensure quality (among other reasons).
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LHS_2012
4 years ago#14
cci56 posted...
Animal crossing just destroyed everyone. It's sold out in Japan already.


I think I read somewhere that even the DD copy sold out.

Yes. Really.
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User Info: Byhalia13

Byhalia13
4 years ago#15
Honestly... I'm not surprised how well Animal Crossing did. Now, maybe a couple months ago, before I looked into AC and (as a result) its fanbase, I would have probably dropped a vase in my shock (even though I don't own one).

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DeathSnipe777
4 years ago#16
From: Byhalia13 | #015
Honestly... I'm not surprised how well Animal Crossing did. Now, maybe a couple months ago, before I looked into AC and (as a result) its fanbase, I would have probably dropped a vase in my shock (even though I don't own one).


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User Info: EM_Mega

EM_Mega
4 years ago#17
ferofax posted...
parKb5 posted...
If Nintendo would have had any idea that Animal Crossing would have sold so well, I bet they would have worked a lot harder to get it released in the US sooner.

All the more reason for Nintendo to take their sweet time in localizing this, to ensure quality (among other reasons).


This.

People buying half-finished games that are rushed for release is just another incentive for Nintendo to make them. I wouldn't mind it taking until fall so long as we get a quality product.

I still remember the NES Metal Gear, ugh.
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brainfreeze10
4 years ago#18
lololol wow that's my new favorite gif.
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