Wii U starts with promising sales
While in Europe the new console from Nintendo is expected with great fury to within four days, the Wii U has little more than a week after reaching the U.S. market, and as announced by the highest personality of the company Mario Bros in the country, Reggie Fils-Aime, its first week of Sales has been dramatic and promising.
The President of Nintendo America said the company has sold in the country over 400,000 units since its launch Wii U on 18 November to Saturday 24 March. However, this is a preliminary figure based on first reports of the biggest sellers, so have hopes that when the final report, the figure is even higher.
This is a good news for this company is going through its best, thanks to the considerable drop in sales last month, which many explain how the public waiting for the new console.
Fils-Aime said that Nintendo Wii sold nearly 475,000 units in its first week of life in the U.S. market, so expect the Wii U eventually equal or exceed. Finally, says that in 21 months since its launch, the 3DS handheld has sold 6.4 million units worldwide, which is one million more than its predecessor, the DS, in the same time period.
Although this first week of Wii U has brought joy to the company Satoru Iwata and Shigeru Miyamoto, still no reason to feel completely relaxed in relation to the finances of the company. We must remember that the Nintendo fan base is quite large and faithful with releases of the company, acquiring almost everything you throw, but the success of Wii U will face in the coming months, in order to know how much has cast this console and his peculiar command-tablet among fans that are not products of “the big N”.Tags: Nintendo Wii U, Sales