Super Mario Maker Sells 1 Million

The community has created more than 2.2 million courses in the Wii U game and played them 75 million times.


Super Mario Maker, the newly released Wii U level-building game, has now sold more than 1 million copies worldwide, following its launch earlier in September. This figure is based on Nintendo's internal estimates of physical and digital sales, as well as copies of the game sold in bundles.

Players have created more than 2.2 million courses, including a disturbing one that explores Waluigi's unbearable existence. Even Rayman creator Michel Ancel and Facebook employees made their own levels. Super Mario Maker's 2.2 million courses have been played almost 75 million times by the community.

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GameSpot's Super Mario Maker review scored it a 9/10. Below is an excerpt from editor Justin Haywald's critique.

"The game won't necessarily turn you into the next Shigeru Miyamoto, but you can almost feel a little bit of that magic rubbing off every time you upload a new creation," he said.

For more on Super Mario Maker's critical reception, check out this review roundup.

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