In Nintendo’s previous financial report in August, we reported that Kirby and the Forgotten Land became second best seller Kirby game ever. Well, now we can confirm that it has surpassed the previous record holder Kirby’s Dreamland as of September 30, 2022 and is now officially the best-selling Kirby title of all time.
Nintendo confirmed that Kirby and the Forgotten Land, which launched back on March 25, sold an impressive 2.61 million copies between April and September 2022, bringing the game’s total sales. to 5.27 million. This puts it ahead of the 5.13 million units sold by Kirby’s Dream Land.
It’s a strongly impressive achievement and will likely encourage Nintendo to focus more on the franchise going forward. Having said that, it has given Kirby fans a lot to think about, having released the title online only Kirby’s dream buffet earlier this year, with the planned release Kirby’s Return to Dream Land Deluxe in February 2023.
If you’re interested in Kirby and the Forgotten Land but haven’t dived in yet, be sure to check out our review of the game for our full verdict: