Daily Briefs (Jan. 2): Dragon Quest XI S / New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe

Today’s Daily Briefs: digital o-mikuji for Dragon Quest XI S, but also…

  • New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe
  • Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes
  • United Kingdom video games sales

Dragon Quest XI S

Square-Enix teased a little surprise for Dragon Quest XI S (the Nintendo Switch version of Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age) January 1st. And that surprise is none other than… digital o-mikuji (random fortunes you can get from temples / shrines in Japan). You enter your name (only in hiragana or katakana), and you get your fortune… complete with a few voiced lines by one of the characters in the game.

Click here to draw your very own Dragon Quest XI S o-mikuji (unfortunately, the “service” is only available in Japanese)!

Dragon Quest XI S (Switch) comes out in 2019 in Japan.

New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe

Here’s not one, but three TV Commercials for New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe, from France:

New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe (Switch) comes out on January 11th worldwide.

Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes

Here’s the latest countdown indie t-shirts for Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes, including a special one celebrating Suda51’s birthday (he turned 51 today)!

Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes (Switch) comes out on January 18th worldwide.

Source: Grasshopper Manufacture (Twitter) / Grasshopper Manufacture (Twitter)

United Kingdom video games sales

GamesIndustry.biz has shared some sales data for the video games market in the United Kingdom, in 2018:

  • retail Software sales: £770 million (-2.8%) / 22 million units (-7.1%)
  • Nintendo Switch retail Software sales: +90.1% by units, and +73.4% by revenue, 24% market share
  • Nintendo Switch Hardware sales: +20%
  • Nintendo 3DS retail Software sales: 2.1% market share
  • Wii retail Software sales: 0.2% market share

More data (for other platforms) at the source link below!

Source: GamesIndustry.biz


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