Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two
reportedly sold 270,000 copies in North America by the end of last year, around a million fewer than its Wii-only predecessor in roughly the same amount of time post-release. That's according to the LA Times
, which reports it learned the figure from a person with access to recent NPD data.Epic Mickey
, released in November 2010, reportedly sold 1.3 million copies by the close of that year. If accurate, Epic Mickey
2's sales represent a commercial plummet for the series, despite the sequel coming to PS3, Xbox 360, and Wii U last year in addition to the Wii, not to mention the 700 or so people
who worked on the game.In a recent interview
, Epic Mickey creator Warren Spector showed plenty of interest in continuing his series, saying "
there are plenty of stories still to tell about Wasteland and Oswald the Lucky Rabbit and Mickey Mouse." Going by these figures, Disney might not share his enthusiasm.Update
: New information provided places Epic Mickey 2
sales at 529,000 copies in US
since November 2012 launch.