First day sales of Super Meat Boy on Switch are “shockingly close” to debut numbers on Xbox 360

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 13 January 2018 16:57 GMT

Super Meat Boy was released on Switch this week, and it’s already doing well.

Team Meat has announced the Switch version of Super Meat Boy, which was released on January 11, has already sold almost as many units as its Xbox 360 debut in 2010.

And that’s just during the game’s first day of availability on the Nintendo system.

“Super Meat Boy on Switch first day sales came shockingly close to it’s debut on Xbox 360 back in 2010,” reads a tweet from the official Team Meat Twitter account. “That’s nuts.”

In 2011, it was reported the game had shifted 400,000 units with the Steam version accounting for the largest proportion of sales. The studio said at the time Microsoft hadn’t promoted the game as promised. The two companies eventually patched things up.

By January 2012, the game had sold 1 million units.

Team Meat also shared more good news today: a physical version of Super Meat Boy will be released at some point for Switch. That should please users who have limited download space on the console as well as those who prefer physical copies.


Super Meat Boy Forever is also still in development and expected to land some point this year.

In development since 2017, Super Meat Boy Forever is a sequel with a story spanning over six chapters with double the bosses of Super Meat Boy.

It contains a new control scheme and randomly generated levels each time you die. In addition to the core content, there’ll be a full “dark world”.

Super Meat Boy Forever is coming to mobile, Switch, PC, Liux, PS4 and Xbox One.

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