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Microsoft dominates UK in first-half 2013, 3DS rallies

Despite a strong push by Sony in June, Microsoft continues to dominate the video game console market in the UK according to the latest retail figures for the first half of 2013.
The bad news for Nintendo is that its new Wii U console has had a terrible six months, with a mere 179,000 units of software sold at retail so far this year. Even if digital sales added 10 percent to the total software units sold on the Wii U, its year-to-date results would just barely match retail software sales for the moribund PlayStation Vita.

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Prcko1168d ago

Wii U console has had a terrible six months, with a mere 179,000 units of software sold at retail so far this year.
wow,what's happening with WII u?
this is crazy bad

Death1168d ago

Software drives hardware. To this point there hasn't been much of a reason to buy a Wii U.

fermcr1168d ago (Edited 1168d ago )

At the end of this year, the console business is certainly going to get interesting with the X1/PS4 launch. I'm curious to see what happens.

As for the WiiU, i expected more sales.

Ezz20131168d ago

i'm happy to see TLOU doing this well

Lboogieskells1168d ago

If you add all of Nintendo's sales, they've out sold the PC.

sGIBMBR1168d ago

As a UK gamer, it is pretty obvious that the Xbox is the king over here, but I do sense a change in power next gen.

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