Along with this morning’s information {that a} Donkey Kong-themed space might be coming to Super Nintendo World in Japan, Nintendo additionally revealed the whole worldwide gross sales of the Donkey Kong franchise normally. The Donkey Kong series, which started arcades in 1981, has now shifted over 65 million copies worldwide. Sadly, Nintendo hasn’t introduced a brand new Donkey Kong game, however rumours which appeared earlier this 12 months counsel that Nintendo EPD is working arduous on growth of a brand new 3D or 2.5D Donkey Kong game.

“Nintendo’s Donkey Kong franchise started with an arcade game in 1981 and quickly captured the hearts of fans around the world. Since then, the Donkey Kong game series has continually delivered more games on Nintendo video game systems, such as the Super Nintendo Entertainment System, Wii, and Nintendo Switch. The series has sold over 65 million units (as of March 2021) worldwide to generations of fans.”

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