Nintendo of America marketing executive Scott Moffitt said the game’s early sales numbers “prove the game’s undeniable appeal.”
Birthright was the top-seller of the two, though Conquest, which Nintendo described as a “more challenging” game, came in “close behind.”
Sales are likely to grow further still, as players who bought Birthright but want to check out the story for Conquest, or the other way around, may end up buying the other version. Birthright and Conquest sell for $40 each, but if you already own one of them, you can buy the other as DLC for $20.
Nintendo stands to make more money from Fates beyond game sales alone. While the first DLC map launched for free alongside the game on February 19, additional paid maps will be released through the end of April. You can buy them all together through Map Pack 1, which costs $18 and delivers 11 maps in total. Purchased individually, you’d pay more than $24, Nintendo said.
In addition to DLC maps, a third story called Revelation will launch on March 10 for $20. You need to own Birthright or Conquest to have access to the new story. It provides new details on characters and events from Birthright and Conquest.
For more on all the new Fates games, check out GameSpot’s reviews below.