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The Wii is in 8 Million Japanese Homes

Posted by Damien McFerran

The Japanese simply cannot get enough of this machine

According to Japanese magazine Famistu, the Nintendo Wii crossed the '8 million sold' mark in Japan on April 19th.

Enterbrain has also released the top five selling Wii games in Japan (it's worth pointing out that Wii Sports was not bundled with the console):

1. Wii Sports
Launch: 12/2/06
Life-to-date: 3,481,469 copies

2. Wii Fit
Launch: 12/1/07
Life-to-date: 3,301,373 copies

3. Wii Play
Launch: 12/2/06
Life-to-date: 2,672,811 copies

4. Mario Kart Wii
Launch: 4/10/08
Life-to-date: 2,218,756 copies

5. Super Smash Bros. Brawl
Launch: 1/31/08
Life-to-date: 1,789,924 copies

[via kotaku.com]

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User Comments (9)

warioswoods

#4

warioswoods said:

@Neomega

Heh, personally I'm all in favor of Kart beating Smash; it's simply a much more enjoyable game. Worldwide, by the way, MKart Wii's sales are nearly double that of Brawl.

WiiGuy

#5

WiiGuy said:

Wii sports not bundled with Wii!?
Some thing else needs to take Wii Fit's spot...

timp29

#6

timp29 said:

Love the kid from the caption. He obviously isn't pumping his fist for wii fit...

Rm88

#9

Rm88 said:

Mario Kart Wii and Brawl are games. I'll ignore the fact that those 3 titles are the best selling T_T

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