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Analyst: Ten Million MotionPlus Sales In 2009

Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter expects Nintendo's upcoming Wii MotionPlus peripheral to sell over ten million units in Europe and the US this year.

"I think around 20 percent of Wii owners in the US and Europe will have bought Wii Sports Resort, Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10 or EA Sports Grand Slam Tennis," which will come bundled with the Wii Remote add-on, "so that's around eight million," he told Edge. "I think another two million will buy MotionPlus with new consoles.

"I expect MotionPlus to be a sneaky success (like Wii Fit), and ultimately attach to at least one third of the [Wii's] installed base," he added.

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Gr813809d ago

Is a moron, but truth is, no one knows how well or bad this will sell. We will see. I for one am in the boat that thinks it will be massive. I also think that before long WM+ will probably be either integrated into the Wiimote or included in the box with the Wii out the gate.

FinalomegaS3809d ago

can we play analyst too ? lol

Anyhow, I've already put mine on reserve with EB.

eagle213809d ago

If a AAA title like Pikmin 3 is released using motion +, then over 10 million is my guess.