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Nintendo responds to NPD data (official press release)

Equaling its status on a worldwide basis, Wii has become the best-selling video game console in the United States. According to independent sales tracking information from the NPD Group, more than 666,000 Wii consoles sold for the month of June, and nearly 10.9 million Wii consoles have been sold in the United States in the 20 months following its November 2006 launch. The system is credited with breaking down the psychological barriers between gamers and non-gamers.

"Wii was created with the goal of expanding the gaming universe through its intuitive motion-sensing controller," said Cammie Dunaway, Nintendo of America's executive vice president of Sales & Marketing. "As we have demonstrated this week during the E3 Media & Business Summit, Wii continues to pioneer new ways for people to interact with their video games and with one another."

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Dark vader3806d ago

it all depends who has the hot hand, Sony had it last gen but now nintendo has it this gen.

decapitator3806d ago

Spin machine set into motion.

deeznuts3806d ago (Edited 3806d ago )

"The system is credited with breaking down the psychological barriers between gamers and non-gamers."

Hmm, I haven't seen an spontaneous kumbaya singing by gamers and non-gamers while holding hands ...

That said, after buying a 360 this week, I now have all systems. I bought the 360 because the Wii just wasn't doing anything for me. But it was free from the GF, so I'll check out some titles. SMG was fun though.

BTW, where the hell is the NPD? Two articles regarding NPD for nintendo, but no numbers?

killer_trap3806d ago

lol, seems like it's always shopping season when it comes to the wii & DS.

sephy 9 2 53806d ago

to sell that many consoles around this time.

Wii is the fastest selling console of all-time right now.

ItisI3806d ago

Even with MGS and GTA the HD consoles cannot compete. Nintendo rocks

tojfs79313806d ago (Edited 3806d ago )

Looks like i might just have to buy a DS next month.

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