Nintendo has sold 5.7 million Amiibo toys to date. they show best selling
There is answered they get on Tuesday this week, best-selling charts for the toys.
Link, the hero of the iconic Legend of Zelda series, is best rated and also top-seller in all regions except Australia what makes him really popular, in Australia he taking 3rd place. As you might have expected, Mario is also near the top of every list ( Nitendo product )
Nintendo does not perfectly capture the popularity for each character due to the fact that some were sold out in certain regions.
Company president Satoru Iwata also addressed the issue of Amiibo discontinuation
"It is difficult for us to promise to continuously ship all of the Amiibo figures,"
"We will, however, consider additional production in cases such as when an Amiibo figure sells out shortly after launch, an Amiibo is indispensable to play a certain game, and when we receive a lot of requests for an Amiibo figure from consumers and retailers." - Satoru said
The list of Amiibo games right now is really short. It including a such as Super Smash Bros, Mario Kart 8, Captain Toad Treasure Tracker and Kirby and the Rainbow Curse, which going to be launched this Friday, on February 20th, Satoru Iwata teased that Nintendo is also planning further compatibility for other games.
By comparison, Actvision has sold more than 240 milions Skylanders toys, Disney also in that buisness, but Disney has shifted so, so far...