The story's numbers place the Wii's 9 million units sold slightly ahead of Microsoft's now-second-place Xbox 360 at 8.9 million sold.Source: ShackNews
The Financial Times combined sales data from industry monitors NPD, Enterbrain, and GfK for sales in the U.S., Japan, and Europe, respectively. The data runs through August in Japan and July in the U.S. and Europe.
Nintendo hasn't held the top console sales spot since the era of the Super NES, before Sony's PlayStation consoles began their dominance. Nintendo's own numbers through June actually give the Wii sales a larger figure than the Financial Times report, placing it at 9.27 million consoles sold, though these numbers reflected sales to retailers.
Nintendo Wii now most sold console
Posted on Monday, Sep 17 2007 @ 02:20 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck