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Bold prediction homiez! Zelda U will be the best selling Zelda game of all time!

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Best selling Link game ever?

yes 14 17.07%
 
no, not even close 26 31.71%
 
no 26 31.71%
 
depends 12 14.63%
 
see results 4 4.88%
 
other 0 0.00%
 
Total:82

Initial release only. Not including the multiple re-releases of OoT or any other Zelda game. This also means I think Japan will fully embrace Zelda for once and put up some hefty numbers themselves. Agree? You have no option but to agree.



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Hmm... well the hype has been bottled up for ages.
On the other hand I can see alot waiting for the NX and the "better" version of the game likely to be there.

 

Im not sure I agree with your assesment, of it ending up being the highest at release, ever.



considering Ocarina of Time sold over 7 million units, LoZU would need basically the entire Wii U install base to purchase the game



1.7 million in Japan (1.5 retail + 0.2 digital)
2.4 million in Europe (2 retail + 0.4 digital)
3.1 million in NA (2.5 retail + 0.6 digital)
That will make 7.2 millions WW.


(MK8 = As of September 30, 2015, the game has sold 5.87 million copies worldwide)     http://www.nintendo.co.jp/ir/en/sales/software/wiiu.html
(LoZ:TP sold 5.82 million copies on the Wii as of March 31, 2011, and 1.32 million on the GameCube as of March 31, 2007. WW = 7.14 millions)    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Legend_of_Zelda:_Twilight_Princess#Sales

 

EDIT: ...and on NX 5 million WW .



It could, it really depends if it comes or not on the NX as well as on Wii U...



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Only if they release both WiiU and NX versions at the same time. And even then, it's going to be difficult surpass Twilight Princess, impossible without that double release.



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Only if they release both WiiU and NX versions at the same time. It's going to be difficult surpass Twilight Princess without that double release

This.

If it's a double release than it's possible. But there's no way they're selling over 8 million copies just on the WiiU.



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If it's Wii U only, I highly doubt it.



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Nah, the likeliness of that happening is very slim. Nintendo would have to bundle it with every Wii U, do a ton of adverts and set up lots of promotional events to even have a chance of that happening, and even then, with the Wii U's installbase it would be incredibly difficult.



 

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