Mario is certainly enjoying a grand 35th anniversary, with Super Mario 3D All-Stars continuing to dominate in sales.

Head of B2B Games Christopher Dring has been sharing some interesting tidbits from GfK UK chart data on Twitter, revealing that Super Mario 3D All-Stars’s launch was the third-biggest of all game releases in 2020, tailing The Last of Us Part 2 and Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

That’s not all, as the title is also Nintendo’s 15th biggest game launch of all time in the UK. For a collection of re-releases, this is impressive, especially as It’s trailing just slightly behind Mario’s newest adventure Super Mario Odyssey at 14th place.

For those still enjoying Mario’s legacy titles, be sure to check out our multitude of guides for Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine, and Super Mario Galaxy!
 

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Written by Reece Heather

A lifelong Nintendo fan and a longtime editor at Zelda Universe, Reece will forever be grateful that he somehow dodged the Naughty List of Christmas 1998, when Santa delivered the life-changing gift of a Nintendo 64 with Super Mario 64, Banjo-Kazooie, and Mario Kart 64. When he's not playing games, Reece is usually reading Punisher comics, delving helplessly into the weirdest depths of anime and manga, or spending time with his cocker spaniel Gracie -- the goodest girl ever!

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