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Wii U Sales Jump in the UK and Japan

Games Radar: Retailers, publishers and Nintendo itself have all expressed disappointment over early Wii U hardware sales, but there’s finally some positive momentum as new software releases have boosted adoption of the platform holder's latest console in both the UK and Japan.

In the UK, Wii U sales jumped by almost 125 per cent during the week ended March 23, retail sources have told MCV. The success was attributed to the release of Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, which is available as part of a new hardware bundle, and a major sale at HMV that saw the Wii U Premium model discounted by £140.

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CouldHaveYelledUiiW1270d ago TrollingShow
Trago13371270d ago

Can they just release a killer app already?!

AWBrawler1270d ago

Monster hunter is a killer app for plenty

Trago13371270d ago

I suppose, I'm just a bit pissed that Nintendo have yet to give release dates to their upcoming games like Bayonetta 2 and Pikmin 3.

I mean c'mon, Pikmin 3 was supposed to be a Launch window title. It's April now.

whoyouwit041270d ago

people are probably finally realizing that it's a new console, and it hopefully will began to pick up in sales everywhere.

GFahim1270d ago

article on wiiu sales dropping = 100 plus comments.

article on wiiu sales increasing = less than 10 comments....

PopRocks3591270d ago

It's usually the same people who generally don't like the Wii U and their comments are often very formulaic.

Not to mention they're not exactly friendly a lot of the time.

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