Walmart Canada lists Super Mario Party Switch bundle with a Dec. 24th, 2018 ship date

Super Mario Party has been doing quite well for Nintendo. They've said a few times now that the game is performing above expectations. This is probably why they've been quick to put together some Joy-Con bundles and more for the game.

Now we're seeing a Super Mario Party Switch bundle on Walmart Canada's website. The bundle includes a Switch, Red/Bloe Joy-Con, and a Super Mario Party download code for $380. Check out the listing here.

Nintendo France commercials - Yo-Kai Watch 3, Super Mario Party

Nintendo France has released two more commercials, which you can see above. One is for Super Mario Party, and the other for Yo-Kai Watch 3.

Super Mario Party Joy-Con Bundle sells out in Japan

Not surprisingly, the Super Mario Party Joy-Con Bundle has been a big hit in Japan. The bundle released today in Japan, and it's already sold out at most retailers. We don't know how much stock was brought in, but the bundle appears to be too great of a deal for fans to pass up! There's also no word on restocking at this time.

Digital game sales in Japan - Oct. 2018

Famitsu has shared some figures on various titles released in Oct. 2018 in Japan. We've included the data below, as well as PS4 figures for one game in order to show Switch/PS4 sales comparison.

Puyo Puyo eSports (Switch – released October 25) – 35,410 digital sales
Puyo Puyo eSports (PS4 – released October 25) – 24,914 digital sales
Super Mario Party (Switch – released October 5) – 12,168 digital sales

Super Mario Party hits 100k sold in Germany alone

As Nintendo has said, Super Mario Party is beating sales expectations all over the world, and that includes Germany. We now know the game has hit 100k sold in Germany alone. That number will likely double before the year closes out!

Super Mario Party - Accolades trailer

Super Mario Party is out now, only on the Nintendo Switch! See what the critics have been saying about the latest Mario Party.

Nintendo the second most-seen gaming industry brand on TV for Oct. 2018

Time to track TV commercials here in the states once again. Nintendo was third for September, but they've bumped things up to second place for October. Full details on the month can be found below.

- estimated spend of $7.2 million on 17 ads that aired over 2,900 times and generated 517.3 million impressions
- ad with the biggest monetary push (est. $2 million) was “Super Mario Party” p
- budgets across networks such as Nick, Teen Nick and Adult Swim
- ads during shows including SpongeBob SquarePants, The Loud House, and The Amazing World of Gumball

Make Multiplayer Parties Even Easier with a Super Mario Party Bundle with Included Joy-Con (official PR)

REDMOND, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Super Mario Party game for the Nintendo Switch system provides some of the most fun four-player party action this side of the Mushroom Kingdom! And to give prospective owners of the game the ability to play with four players right out of the box, Nintendo is offering a bundle that includes the Super Mario Party game and a pair of Neon Green/Neon Yellow Joy-Con controllers. The bundle will hit stores on Nov. 16 at a suggested retail price of $99.99 while supplies last. This is a great value for shoppers, as they will save almost $40 when compared to buying Super Mario Party and two Joy-Con controllers separately. Nintendo Switch comes with two Joy-Con controllers, so anyone that opens this gift during the holiday season will be able to start a four-player Super Mario Party with surrounding friends and family members right away!

Super Mario Party is the newest game in the long-running Mario Party series – and the first on Nintendo Switch. In the game, the much-loved four-player original board game mode is back with new features like character-specific Dice Blocks that add strategy to each roll. Players can compete in 80 minigames that use the Joy-Con controllers in fun ways, as well as new ways to play like the cooperative River Survival mode. For the first time in series history, party-goers can play sets of minigames online with other players. (Nintendo Switch Online membership is required and sold separately.) And in the new Toad’s Rec Room mode, two players that each own Super Mario Party can pair their Nintendo Switch systems, lay them flat and participate in some mode-specific minigames that combine both screens in creative ways.

Super Mario Party - Another Japanese commercial

The original 4-player Mario Party series board game mode that fans love is back, and your friends and family are invited to the party! Freely walk the board: choose where to move, which Dice Block to roll, and how to win the most Stars in skill-based minigames. Wait till you see the 2 vs 2 mode with grid-based maps, the creative uses of the console, and the series’ first online minigame mode!

Japan - Top software, publishers for Oct. 2018

Famitsu has put together the top software sellers and publishers in Japan for Oct. 2018. Check out the details below!

Top 5 software

01./00. [PS4] Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2018.10.12} (¥7.900) – 376.141 / NEW
02./00. [NSW] Super Mario Party (Nintendo) {2018.10.05} (¥5.980) – 263.101 / NEW
03./00. [PS4] Red Dead Redemption II # (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2018.10.26} (¥8.800) – 136.161 / NEW
04./00. [PS4] Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey # (Ubisoft) {2018.10.05} (¥8.400) – 77.742 / NEW
05./03. [PS4] Warriors Orochi 4 # (Koei Tecmo) {2018.09.27} (¥7.800) – 40.827 / 146.702 (-61%)

Top publishers

Nintendo – 460.000
Sony Interactive Entertainment – 430.000
Take-Two Interactive Japan – 139.000