DS Biggest Selling Console For 2009

Nintendo DS claims highest selling console in Australia with over 760,000 units sold in 2009

GfK Retail and Technology Australia says that the Nintendo DS®- inclusive of all Nintendo DS models – is the highest selling console in Australia in 2009, with more than 760,000 units sold.

Wii also continued to perform well throughout 2009 with more than 730,000 units sold.
New Super Mario Bros. Wii, which launched in November 2009, sold through more than 200,000 units in seven weeks, making it the only game to sell through 200,000 units, on any one format, this quickly, claims Nintendo.

Other Wii games that have performed well include Mario Kart and Wii Fit. Mario Kart Wii has sold through more than 500,000 units in 87 weeks, and Wii Fit has sold through more than 740,000 units and has been the highest selling game in both 2008 and 2009. The upgrade to Wii Fit, Wii Fit Plus (with Wii Balance Board) has sold through more than 152,000 units, bringing the total number of Wii Fit and Wii Fit Plus users to more than 896,000. This shows that more and more people are getting into at home fitness with Wii Fit and Wii Fit Plus.

More than 134,000 owners of the original Wii Fit also upgraded their product by purchasing Wii Fit Plus standalone (without Wii Balance Board), bringing the total number of Wii Fit Plus sales (including both the standalone and bundle) to more than 286,000 units.



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