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Nintendo Wii sales hit 5 million in Japan

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 23 Jan 2008 16:59 User comments (4)

Nintendo Wii sales hit 5 million in Japan According to Enterbrain's latest data figures the ever popular Nintendo Wii console has hit a new milestone in Japan, hitting 5 million units sold.
As of last Sunday, the console sold 5,109,337 units in the country since its launch in late 2006. The Wii acheived its latest milestone in only 60 weeks surpassing the Sony PlayStation 2 as the fastest selling console in recent memory. The PS2 hit the milestone in 66 weeks. Nintendo's other hit, the DS, hit the milestone in 56 weeks.

As has been the trend of late, Wii, DS and PlayStation Portable sales all continue to see nice sales and growth while the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 continue to lag behind in Japan.

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4 user comments

123.1.2008 18:24

If the rumor that the white 40gig PS3 is going to be 299.Then Wii better look out because thing are really going to heat up if its true but i don't think we are going to see the next price drop until next holiday season.I think there going to move the 40gig to 299 & 80gig to 399.

223.1.2008 23:02

when u get down to it. the Wii has no killer apps other than if u consider smash brothers to be some kinda god send and the new mario kart.

the wii has made its mark. after this year. that thing will be as useful as a betamax player

324.1.2008 12:18

Originally posted by DoomLight:
the wii has made its mark. after this year. that thing will be as useful as a betamax player
/kneels to beg - new Nintendo next gen system please....

418.2.2008 7:51

Well i think that Japan likes things to be compact and that is why this is appealing to the consumers there.

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