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Nintendo Was France's Top Publisher in 2014

by Alex Osborn - January 27, 2015, 6:19 am PST
Total comments: 7 Source: Le Figaro, Via My Nintendo News

Beating out the likes of Electronic Arts and Ubisoft.

Nintendo was the number one publisher in France last year.

Thanks to the soaring popularity of games like Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire as well as Amiibo, the house of Mario was able to dominate 2014. In fact, eight of France's top 20 selling games of last year were Nintendo-published titles.

Wii U sold 240,000 units in the region, while Mario Kart 8 sales amounted to 346,000. Other big sellers were Tomodachi Life and Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS.

Do you think Nintendo's dominance in France will continue into 2015?

Talkback

fred13January 27, 2015

Sorry, whoever wrote this article obviously didn't do their homework. They missed all the news about how Nintendo is doomed and they're going bankrupt or 3rd party or losing TONS of money. There's obviously no way Nintendo could have possibly been the top publisher in any country.

tyto_albaJanuary 27, 2015

viva la France! they have much better taste in gaming then i gave them credit for.

Mop it upJanuary 27, 2015

Control France, control the world?

marvel_moviefan_2012January 28, 2015

yea Nintendo is number on in the third least relevant market that must mean they are saved.

CericJanuary 28, 2015

I'm fairly sure they are also Number 1 in Japan as well.

LucarioJanuary 28, 2015

Yay!

broodwarsJanuary 28, 2015

Man, news must be slow if this is actually considered newsworthy.

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