17 November 2017 - 20:55

In North America, Super Mario Odyssey ranks third for October's best-selling games

And that's not including digital sales, either.
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Super Mario Odyssey was only on sale for a couple days in October, but Mario's debut on the Nintendo Switch sold extremely well in North America. For Oct. 2017, NPD ranks Super Mario Odyssey's physical sales at third place, beating out multiple best-selling titles that launched last month.

Super Mario Odyssey rests comfortably in third place, outranking South Park: The Fractured But Whole and trailing just behind Assassin's Creed Origins. Meanwhile, Middle-earth: Shadows of War landed in first place for sales. Keep in mind, Super Mario Odyssey's digital sales weren't counted in NPD's report, so NPD may have slightly underestimated the actual sell through number for Nintendo's Super Mario hit.

Check out the full list below, courtesy of My Nintendo News:

Top 20 Games Physical and Digital

* Not including Battle.net sales

** Not including digital sales

  1. Middle-earth: Shadow of War
  2. Assassin’s Creed Origins
  3. Super Mario Odyssey**
  4. South Park: The Fractured But Whole
  5. NBA 2K18
  6. FIFA 18
  7. WWE 2K18
  8. Madden NFL 18
  9. Destiny 2*
  10. Forza Motorsport 7
  11. Gran Turismo Sport
  12. Grand Theft Auto V
  13. The Evil Within 2**
  14. Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus**
  15. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild**
  16. Mario Kart 8**
  17. Fire Emblem: Warriors**
  18. Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands
  19. NHL 18
  20. Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege

Meanwhile for the Nintendo Switch, Super Mario Odyssey led in first, followed by The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, and Fire Emblem: Warriors. Here's the full list below.

Top 10 Nintendo Switch Sales

  1. Super Mario Odyssey
  2. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  3. Mario Kart 8
  4. Fire Emblem: Warriors
  5. Pokken Tournament DX
  6. Splatoon 2
  7. Mario & Rabbids: Kingdom Battle
  8. FIFA 18
  9. NBA 2K18
  10. Dragon Ball: Xenoverse 2

While Super Mario Odyssey didn't top NPD's top 20 list for North American sales, ranking in at third place in just five days is a tremendous feat. It's safe to say Super Mario Odyssey will remain a major hit over the coming months ahead, especially once the holiday season begins proper next week.

H/T My Nintendo News

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