Before you keep reading…litlgeeks and MUReview.net will have their review of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe For Nintendo Switch Live This Week!! Stay Tuned! Spoiler Alert! It’s MAGICAL!!
Nintendo News: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for Nintendo Switch is the Fastest-Selling Mario Kart Game in Franchise History
REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– With more than 459,000 combined packaged and digital sales in the U.S. on launch day alone (April 28), Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for the Nintendo Switch system is the fastest-selling game in the long-running Mario Kart series. The previous record holder for the highest first-day sales in the franchise was Mario Kart Wii, with U.S. sales of approximately 433,900 when it launched in 2008. The solid sales numbers for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe equate to an attach rate of 45 percent – meaning nearly one in two Nintendo Switch owners in the U.S. purchased a copy of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe on the first day it was available. To date, more than 2.7 million Nintendo Switch systems have been sold globally.
Police Sketch Patent Ruled Unpatentable
REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– On April 28, a federal appeals court confirmed that the patent asserted against Nintendo by RecogniCorp should never have been granted. The court’s order resolves a patent infringement lawsuit originally filed against Nintendo in 2011, in which RecogniCorp, LLC claimed that Nintendo’s Mii characters employed the same techniques described in the patent for making police sketches of suspects.
As of today, May 1st, the Lightseekers app is NOW available for download on iTunes and Google!
In addition, today marks the day the Lightseekers cards are now available for purchase at your local ToysRUs stores and online on Amazon.
Presale for the actual toys also begins today as they will be available for purchase beginning early July!
The litlgeeks and MUReview had a great time at ttpm, but they couldn’t wait to get home to see all the fun stuff everyone gave them! Look out below for video and keep scrolling for some up close shots! Some of the toys we will be checking out in a Magic Box video down the road, some others, we will be giving away later, so stay tuned!