Nintendo: DS sold 900K, 600k for Wii

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  1. luke_c

    luke_c Big Boss

    Jun 16, 2008
    Land of England
    Nintendo: DS sold 900K, 600k for Wii
    During Black Friday
    Nintendo’s announced it sold 900k DS units and 600k Wiis during Black Friday over Thanksgiving week in the US.

    The DS sales numbers are for the entire line of DS SKUs: DS Lite, DSi and DSi XL.

    The company sold altogether a combined 1.5 million pieces of Wii and DS hardware over the holidays.

    “U.S. shoppers bought about 9,000 Nintendo hardware systems nonstop for every hour of every day during the week of Black Friday,” said NoA president, Reggie Fils-Aime.

    “For the past several years, consumers have decided that Nintendo defined both top value and all-inclusive entertainment, and that sentiment continues again at the start of this shopping season.

    ”Nintendo’s seen massive releases in the US recently, including Kirby’s Epic Yarn, Donkey Kong Country Returns for Wii and Golden Sun: Dark Dawn and Super Scribblenauts on DS.

    It’s also released special celebratory hardware bundles to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Mario on both Wii and DS.[/p]
    [​IMG] Source
  2. Juanmatron

    Juanmatron Slater Color

    Aug 5, 2008
    SEGA's World
    The sells are worthy for a GameCube.
  3. Gh0sti

    Gh0sti iOS Guru

    Aug 19, 2009
    United States
    Inside you, all around you
    great year for nintendo didnt think they would sell a whole lot of them since like everyone owns one
  4. Snailface

    Snailface My frothing demand for 3ds homebrew is increasing

    Sep 20, 2010
    Engine Room with Cyan, watching him learn.
    [​IMG] I bet Shoptemp's jazzed about that news!
  5. shakirmoledina

    shakirmoledina Legend

    Oct 23, 2004
    Dar es Salaam
    Costello/Shaun dont u think u should get DSs and Wiis now? it would sell better than dingoo atleast
    cant say i am surprised about the DS esp since my DS top screen and hinge just aint working (or broke) so i guess like the ps2, it needed more years (for the ppl atleast if not the producers wishes)
  6. trumpet-205

    trumpet-205 Embrace the darkness within

    Jan 14, 2009
    United States
    It sure prints money. Anyway, congrats Nintendo.
  7. Dopply

    Dopply GBAtemp Regular

    Apr 16, 2009
    United States
    I'd just like to know who's buying the Wii nowadays. I thought everyone who wanted one owned one by now, but I suppose that's not the case.
  8. basher11

    basher11 GBAtemp's Official Vocaloid Lover

    Jun 29, 2009
    United States
    900k units? [​IMG]

    i thought everyone has a DS already.
  9. steveo1978

    steveo1978 GBAtemp Regular

    Nov 9, 2010
    United States
    I wonder how many of those sells were actually just upgrades. PS3 and the 360 should learn from Nintendo on how to squeeze more money out of something. Like if when the slims came out if PS3 and 360 said hey all games will still play on the old hardware but they might have some extra features on the slims they might be able to get higher numbers in sells.

    Also another reason the DS sells so good is that many kids parents are not together. Like my 2 kids I have them both a DS here then their mom has them a DS at her house.
  10. murkurie

    murkurie GBAtemp Fan

    Feb 16, 2010
    United States
    California, Redlands
    I really want to know how many were replacements for old models, I got a DSi XL 25th mario one, on friday to replace my DSi with broken triggers.
  11. zizer

    zizer GBAtemp Addict

    Aug 23, 2010
    i'm too bought DSi XL 25th mario
  12. SamAsh07

    SamAsh07 GBAtemp Addict

    Jan 27, 2009
    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Lol, Nintendo doesn't even stop with the rise of Kinect and Move, heck even an iPhone 4 shit, 3DS is gonna destroy the sales charts and reach many milestones in it's first week.
  13. Kayot

    Kayot GBAtemp Fan

    Jan 24, 2010
    United States
    I've always seen piracy as a selling point for consoles. I wouldn't be surprised to see a surge in PS3 console sales.
  14. Okami Wolfen

    Okami Wolfen GBAtemp Regular

    Jul 10, 2009
    United States
    I saw a guy walking around with two Wiis last Black Friday.

    Now who needs two Wiis? Crazy shit going on.
  15. Discord

    Discord Member

    Dec 26, 2008
    So many DS sales with the 3DS right around the corner? Kind of shocking to see.
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