Nintendo Wii News
'Super Mario Galaxy' becomes 9th Wii game to sell 5 million units
By Hector Cortez Mar 10, 2012, 2:53 GMT
Super Mario Galaxy has become the ninth Wii game to sell more than 5 million in the US.
Super Mario Galaxy has become the ninth Wii game to sell more than 5 million units in the United States, according to the NPD Group, which tracks video game sales in the United States.
Other Nintendo milestones achieved in February include:
• Super Mario 3D Land and Mario Kart 7 for Nintendo 3DS each sold more than 100,000 units, bringing the life-to-date totals to more than 1.85 million and 1.45 million respectively.
• Pokémon Black Version and Pokémon White Version for Nintendo DS have now sold more than 4 million combined units in the United States.
• Nintendo sold 625,000 total hardware units in February and saw double-digit growth across each of its product lines compared to January. This includes:
- Nintendo 3DS: 262,000, a 53 percent increase
- Wii: 228,000, a 50 percent increase
- Nintendo DS: 135,000, a 76 percent increase
- Total: 625,000, a 57 percent increase
The Wii games to surpass 5 million units sold in the United States include: Wii Play (13.06 million), Mario Kart Wii (11.3 million), New Super Mario Bros. Wii (8.86 million), Wii Fit (8.18 million), Wii Fit Plus (7.32 million), Wii Sports Resort (6.45 million), Just Dance 2 (5.61) million, Super Smash Bros. Brawl (5.43 million) and Super Mario Galaxy (5.04 million). Just Dance 3 is on track to be the next title added to the list with a current lifetime total of 4.61 million.