Media Create published the latest hardware sales from Japan, including a big Wii U boost.
Go go Wii U!!!!
lol the disagrees.
not bad considering this list only counts 3 days worth of MK8 releasing (MK8 released May 29th in Japan). Let's hope the numbers continue over the next few weeks.
This is what I was thinking also! A full week of WiiU sales with MK8 should look different.
MK 8 is doing it's thing. The PS4 needs some Japanese games... Bring it on TGS
That going take awhile though considering Persona 5 Shining Resonance Tales of Zestiria Kingdom of Hearts 2.5 HD are PS3 games
Can't believe the PS3 is outselling the PS4 for two weeks now. Congrat to Wii U, it is over triple the amount of console sold from last week. I think Mario Kart 8 is just the game Japan needed.
The Ps3 has an awesome games library tailored for a Japanese audience. The PS4 doesn't - yet... The Wii U is reaping the benefits of a 'big hitter' right now - and a great game it is as well!
PS4 needs to get some out soon. They've got Metal Gear Solid V, Final Fantasy XV, and Kingdom Hearts which should all be huge. But Wii U has Hyrule Warriors, Bayonetta 2, and X all hitting this year. Those will be a big incentive for Japanese customers. Add in a major Pokemon NFC game, a few other smaller titles like Fatal Frame and the Wii U will be hitting heavy in Japan.
Woah! WiiU is outselling 3DS? And this is with the Persona Q release right around the corner. I curious to see how the 3DS will do when Persona Q releases. Depending on how this game does, we might see more Persona on 3DS.
horrible numbers. 19k is nothing. and still trails behind PS3 for this year: PS3 YTD 268.208 wii u YTD 239.436
So what? PS3 is cheaper and has 6 years of games. Best time to pick one up IMO. Not surprising PS3 is seeing strong numbers right now. WiiU is doing well for a bit. Don't be such a negative nancy
Wow those are some pretty low numbers I was expecting a pretty significant push ;)
Oh shut up, it's only been 3 days and if Nintendo sold a billion Wii U's then ur comment would still be the same, u need a life or a woman or both.
And what happens when the wii u keeps out selling the ps4 and stays ahead in lifetime to date sales in japan? Will it still be horrible sales numbers?
Those are not "Horrible numbers" for one week. This article is not about YEAR TO DATE. It is about the WEEK. It sold 13,000 more units than the next home console which was PS3, which only sold 6,922. The Wii U finally had a great week. Also Mario Kart 8 bundles were sold out at 3 stores I was at on Sunday. Cant sell them if they don't have em. This will be the first full week MK8 will have been out. It has only been out for 6 days.
It's horrible numbers, eh? Okay, let's say, just in theory. That they kept up these numbers for the rest of the year. Where is your precious PS3 sales in comparison then, huh?
No matter how people will spin things those hardware numbers are terrible. Even the mighty 3DS has dropped off considerably compared to previous years. Blame it on mobiles, or the new tax laws in Japan the Japanese game market is a shell of its former self.
Honestly 3ds has dominated japan. How many more people live there that don't have one yet.
Exactly what I've been saying. These are not good numbers by any means and I honestly don't think in a matter of days they will increase by much like everyone else is thinking, just because these are only 3 day figures. They are still really low for what MK8 should have moved in Japan and that can't be ignored. I blame mobiles also but everyone wanted to act like mobile gaming wasn't hurting the gaming industry for so long even when Japanese developers and Sony themselves pointed this out, maybe now they will realize it is. Everything has been dropping and such a small increase in sales for such a big title just isn't good enough.
so the wiiu will only get 19k sales in a week only when a nintendo exclusive comes out. not good
19k sales in half a week. So you're looking more at 30-40k in a week. Which is pretty swell.
All these numbers mean is the Wii u sold well in other countries. remember 82% sells were bundles that means that 5% sold in japan and the other will be in Europe and NA. IMO that's a win.
Again people this is not a full week of mario kart sales stop panicking they gonna do just fine be patient
Consoles need some kind of a revolution in Japan... These low numbers might be good thing, if it can push the console makers to think outside the box. And even though I´m a massive PS Vita fan, I´m not afraid to say: this might be the last dedicated handheld gaming gadget we will see from Sony. I firmly believe the future of Sony handheld gaming will be on hardcore Xperie smartphones with a nice gaming peripheral.
Wii U is what it is...but PS3 outsold PS4... How's this for spin: Wii U outsold all other home consoles, combined.
Copy and paste comments much?
so what......! its still my comment. bwahahahaha!!! NINTENDOMINATION...
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