Good information at this time for the Pikmin franchise as the newest entry for the immensely standard Nintendo Switch platform, Pikmin 3 Deluxe, has shifted 499Okay bodily models at retail in Japan. The unique Pikmin bought just a little over 500Okay in the land of the rising solar whereas Pikmin 2 bought roughly 480Okay and Pikmin 3 for Wii U bought lower than 200Okay in Japan. When the first two video games had been launched for the GameCube digital downloads clearly weren’t a factor. The Pikmin 3 Deluxe gross sales are bodily gross sales and downloads weren’t factored in so the quantity is a lot increased than 499Okay models bought. This means Pikmin 3 Deluxe is now the fastest-selling sport in the franchises historical past in Japan and will quickly be the best-selling.