Zelda Totk Sales Show its second best selling game of Zelda

Zelda Totk Sales: The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom was released in May 2013. Zelda Totk is a sequel to the series The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. The Legend of Zelda: Totk was published and developed by Nintendo and it’s exclusive for Nintendo Switch. In June 2023, the quarterly report said that the total Zelda Totk Sales was 18.51 million. 

Further, Zelda Totk Sales managed to sell 10 million copies in the first few days. From May 2023 to June 2023 The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom dominated the market by surpassing Ocarina Of Time.

Zelda Totk Sales
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The Sequel of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom nearly sold about 2.21 million copies in Japan. Whereas in America, the first three-day sale of Zelda Totk was sold near about 4 Million. 

However, there was not an easy thing to rank in the second position with all this competition. In 2023, there were many Adventurous and RPG games released but Zelda Totk was on the second in that list. The most sold copies of 2023 so far:

  1. Hogwarts Legacy 
  2. Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom 
  3. Diablo IV
  4. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 
  5. Star Wars Jedi: Survivors
  6. Resident Evil 4
  7. MLB: The Show
  8. Dead Inside 2
  9. FIFA 2023
  10. Dead Space
  11. Madden NFL 23
  12. Elden Ring

What is the Reason behind Zelda: Totk Sales?

First of all, Zelda knows how to target the audience, with Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. it got the major attention of the action-adventure players back in 2017. Breath of WIld crossed 30.6 million copies in June 2023. The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is the sequel to Zelda: Breath in the Wild.

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So, at first, the Publisher Nintendo managed to sell a huge amount of copies in the first three days. However, The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, it’s a Nintendo Switch Exclusive game. Whereas if you compare it with the Hogwarts Legacy, it is available on various platforms, which include PS4, PS5, Windows, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox consoles. 


The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild was released in 2017 and now it has sold more than 30 million copies. Whereas Zelda: Totk sold 18.1 million copies in just the first seven weeks. So, in the long run Tears of the Kingdom will break many records. It’s currently available on the Nintendo Switch only and ranked the second most best selling game of 2023.