Media Create Co. this week said Nintendo Co. Ltd.’s Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for the Nintendo Switch ranked in the top five software sales in late Dec. Japan retail data.
Between Dec. 18 and Dec. 24, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe sold 100,205 units, an increase of 98 percent from the week prior.
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe includes all DLC tracks and characters new characters including Inkling Girl and Inkling Boy from Splatoon, King Boo, Dry Bones and Bowser Jr.
Battle modes include Renegade Roundup to capture enemies and put them in jail; Balloon Battle, Bomb-omb Blast, Coin Runners, and Shine Thief to steal and hold the Shine Sprite for 20 seconds.
In addition, the title supports multiplayer for up to 12 local and online.
The final game includes two-item functionality, and new items including Boo and the Feather.
The title has sold 3.54 million units at global retail.