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http://press.nintendo.com/articles.jsp?id=13063

 10 FAST FACTS FROM NINTENDO - FIRST HALF 2007

  • Through the first half of 2007, the total Wii™ hardware sell-through in the United States and Canada combined is more than 2.3 million units (2.1 million United States, 222,000 Canada).

  • For the first half of 2007, Nintendo represents nearly 70 percent of the industry growth in the United States and Canada combined.

  • In June alone, Wii was once again the top-selling home console with nearly 435,000 units sold in the United States and Canada combined (381,800 United States, 53,000 Canada).

  • In June alone, Nintendo DS™ was the top-selling video game system overall with nearly 608,000 units sold in the United States and Canada combined (562,000 United States, 46,000 Canada).

  • Nintendo remained the top video game publisher in the United States and Canada in June, as well as the top publisher for all of 2007.

  • In June alone, Nintendo has six of the top 10 best-selling games in the United States, including the top four: Mario Party® 8 and Wii Play™ for Wii, and Pokémon® Diamond and Pokémon® Pearl for Nintendo DS.

  • Of the top 30 best-selling games in the United States for all of 2007, half are for Nintendo systems.

  • The three best-selling games in the United States for all of 2007 are for Nintendo systems: Pokémon Diamond, Wii Play and Pokémon Pearl.

  • Wii already boasts more than 180 games, including 120 downloadable Virtual Console™ titles. By the end of the year, that total number will climb to about 330 games, including an additional 100 new games from every major third-party publisher, along with an additional 50 Virtual Console titles.

  • Approximately 300 games are already available for Nintendo DS, with another 140 titles expected by the end of the year from every major third-party publisher.

*Sources: NPD and NPD Canada

Pretty impressive stuff.



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Yeah. I saw that this morning. Instead of sending out a press release about their performance, they list them all out for the first half of 2007.

In before someone says that the Wii is a fad/will stop selling. 



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That is like rubbing it at Sony and M$ faces. Not that I dislike it.



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Its a good thing to be proud of your favorite company, but lets try and keep things civil =). We dont need to turn every one of these threads into a multi-console bashing partay!

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Nintendo does that with their press releases...they like to give out random facts...which are impressive, undoubtedly.



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