Splatoon ‘Nintendo sells more than 1 million units for Wii U

Nintendo has reached a milestone with Splatoon.

The publishing house and consoles Japanese manufacturer announced Wednesday that its video game in which different teams struggle to protect their territories – and conquer more – firing ink, has sold more than 1 million units for the Wii U. The console video game for the Wii U launched less than a month ago.

Since Splatoon was launched on May 29 in the US, we have seen thousands of people go online and enjoy this fun and colorful competition “, said Reggie Fils-Aime, president of Nintendo in North America and its chief operating officer. “This milestone positions us well while we’re preparing to launch 11 exclusive games for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS before the end of the year.”

According to Nintendo, they have sold more than 476,000 units in North, Central and South America, compared to more than 368,000 in Japan. The third market where more Splatoon Europe sold was followed by Australia and New Zealand.

Splatoon players play with characters who happen to have a human body (when land) to be squid when they have to swim in ink to cross the different territories. The game can be played with multiple players on the Internet.