Nintendo Wii News
Wii overtakes Xbox 360 as best-selling US console
By Hector Cortez Jul 18, 2008, 20:09 GMT
According to independent sales tracking information from the NPD Group, Wii has become the best-selling video game console in the United States.
Equaling its status on a worldwide basis, Wii has become the best-selling video game console in the United States. According to independent sales tracking information from the NPD Group, more than 666,000 Wii consoles sold for the month of June, and nearly 10.9 million Wii consoles have been sold in the United States in the 20 months following its November 2006 launch.
The Nintendo DS finished as the top-selling U.S. video game system in June, with more than 783,000 units sold. To date, more than 20.8 million Nintendo DS has been sold in the United States.
The report also shows that six out of the top 10 best-selling games for June are made for Nintendo systems, including Guitar Hero On Tour (No. 2), Wii Fit (No. 4), Wii Play (No. 5), Mario Kart Wii (No. 6), LEGO Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures for Wii (No. 7) and LEGO Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures for Nintendo DS (No. 9).