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Nintendo shows off European console sales figures

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 07 Nov 2008 20:22 User comments (1)

Nintendo shows off European console sales figures According to Nintendo's 2008 financial results briefing, the Wii gaming console was top seller in Europe, by far, for the year, shifting over 10.4 million units.
In second place was the Sony PlayStation 3 followed closely by the Microsoft Xbox 360.

The Wii had its best month in April when 180,000 units were sold. Its rivals each sold in the vicinity of 90,000 each for the same period.

The data did show what has been clear in North America and Japan though, that the recent price cuts on the Xbox 360 have helped it to surpass the PS3 for September and October. The sales still pale in comparison to Wii sales however, which remain strong.

For the handheld race, the DS took a big lead over its rival, the Sony PSP. At its peak, in July, the DS sold 225,000 units while the PSP sold only 50,000 for the same period.

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18.11.2008 6:53

I never trust figures like this, who knows how accurate they are.

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