First Japanese Wii U launch figures revealed

Nintendo’s new console, the Wii U, has enjoyed a promising debut in it’s homeland a report suggests.

Initial figures indicated that around 307,000, Wii U’s were sold on launch, which, according to sources, makes it the seventh biggest opening for a console in the country. As for games, New Super Mario Bros. U was, unsurprisingly, the biggest hit with just over 160,000 copies sold, while Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate shifted 106,000 and Nintendoland just 66,000.

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