Gematsu: This week's Media Create sales are in.
Was not expecting that...It oustold everything but the 3dsxl! wow!
that's cool, proof that it's exclusive games that are missing. PS4 needs some competition in Japan, glad to know Wii U can still breath.
isnt there a new wii-u sports coming out soon?
whats ps4 got to do with facts about wii u sales? ps4 isnt out until next year in japan anyway. its the 3ds that is dominating sales and will continue to long after ps4 is released. you sound like a sour sony fanboy who gives nintendo a bit of credit with one sentence, and takes it and takes it away with another, by strangely bringing up a console which has at this time NO relevance to wii u sales.
@RAFFwaff: competition is good in this world. so if PS4 could have some competition from another home console that would be good for gamers. let's see if Wii U confirms next week nd for the months to come. I Really hope it does.
Wii U got a new bundle last week too. That's the main reason for the HW boost.
Holy crap balls, what a week for the Wii U finally. Who knew that it wouldn't be Zelda, Sonic, or Pikmin that would drive sales over there, but instead a zany, minigame collection... go figure.
Ive just made the same point on the other media create thread. Did not see that coming, great news for WiiU though. Has there been some other bundle that has caused this? Surely its not just WiiPartyU. If it is....imagine what 3dworld is gonna do for it.
it was just that bundle
That's great now lets see what Mario does to boast sales
best buy and target have reported that they are sold out of wii u mario/luigi bundles itl be interesting to see the total sales for this week and next week.
I think he was referring to Mario 3D World later this month, but those bundles you mentioned should do well to help boost sales too.
Nintendo's on fire this week. :)
Ah, finally some good stuff. I'm kinda surprised it was Wii party U that seemed to boost the sales so much, but hey, even though it's not my thing, it's popular. Now this, plus the SMBU+LU bundle being sold out in Target and Gamestop should be a great boost as well. :) I hope to see similar results with SM3DW!
similar? i expect great resulsts from 3D world.
Thats just japan?maybe Wiiu reaches 6 figure sales this week, nice boost going from 2000 last week in Japan.
THE WII U IS DOOMED! THE WII U IS DOOMED! MY, my where all the trolls at?? yeah, so much for that, and so it starts, the wii u is going to last, and now for mario 3d world, mario kart, smash bros, and the list keeps on going!
I see dat Wii U potential :D, now I don't thunk the Wii U is gonna fail anymore
It's not just wii party u. It's wii fit u, sports club, sonic world, the whole bunch. The cavalry is coming.
Good to see Wii U doing better. It seems it will have at worst ... a good Holiday sales wise this year. Looking forward to Mario 3D World.
And unsurprisingly all the Wii U doomsayers are nowhere to be seen. Keep up the self fulfilling prophecy guys! But to be honest this does surprise me as I pretty much wrote off the Wii U in Japan (though that has more to do with Japan's disinterest in consoles as of late). I know the first Wii Party was a huge hit in Japan but didn't think it would be true for the sequel, but looks like i'm eating crow. Again. Now the real question here is if this will have legs and continue to next week or will says drop back down to where it usually is until 3D World comes out.
Happy for Nintendo but seriously 28,000 is such a small amount. but any good news is better then doom.
ah,...more like 38,000
my bad 38,000 still not very much at all.
Actually, 38K is really good for a console in Japan. The PS3 hasn't hit that number all year.
38k in one week, in one country alone is not much? Considering it game from 2,5k and it is more than 10% of global sales of the whole last quarter? Seems like you are still trying the whole troll stuff about, still not impressed, whatever. It is a huge improvement to before. If we would extrapolate these sales to a whole quarter it would be 456k units in japan alone, thats more than the whole last quarter globally. Ok, I know it will probably not stay at that number, if nothing happens, but I dont get the hate, that you people have, to make any good news seem like a bad thing. All I saw in the news for quite some time, were improvements over improvements of the sales numbers, these things take some time, you go step by step, you cant throw a sales nuke just like that, what do you guys expect^^ really^^
You got to remember how small Japan's population is in comparison to other regions. 38,000 may not be that much here but in Japan it's an impressive number especially since Wii U sales have been in the 2000 range for months now.
I guess looking at Japan...ok 38k is pretty good. from some messages I got I think you guys feel i hate Nintendo? lol I love the N, just worry thats all I hope for a next gen Nintendo renaissance
here we go again
Small amount?! This is over 11 million dollars for the industry!
Where's lol wot and pcz whatever his name is and all other ps4 fanboys who troll every Nintendo article? Lol this is just the beginning. Nintendo are just gettin in there stride.
This was the plan from the beginning, after all :D Get out all the heavy hitters, just before the new consoles come, right during their dry time for new games, then they are all sold out, so what to get for christmas? Probably the cheapest with the best games on it. The dry period will be Nintendos formula to success and all the doom talk, played right into their cards, what is better, than not to seem like a competing product, but then do a 3DS turn. So in a way, all these trolls did, what Nintendo wanted from the beginning XD
Where are all those doom and gloomers at now?