February 2013 NPD: Wii U around 64,000 units

Latest news straight from Nintendo Everything!

February 2013 NPD: Wii U around 64,000 units

Postby Valay » Thu Mar 14, 2013 7:39 pm

This is a blog post. To read the original post, please click here »

Update: Seems the 80,000 figure was inaccurate. Dent tweeted that the the Wii U sold "way under" that number. 64,000 units or so is looking more likely.

It's uncommon to obtain official data from the NPD these days. The company does, however, tend to leave clues about the performance of hardware.

Case and point: NPD has confirmed that Wii U sales are up 40% over January. An initial figure suggested that the Wii U sold around 55,000 units in the US during the month. After a few math calculations, that would put the console at around 64,000 units at a minimum for February, with VentureBeat's Kevin Dent specifically listing an estimate of 80,000 units.

That's not exactly an encouraging stat for Nintendo, but it is a start - and sales have obviously seen a boost over February. With software finally starting to arrive in March - including LEGO City: Undercover, Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, and Need for Speed: Most Wanted U - sales may pick up further.

Source, Via
User avatar
Posts: 27180
Joined: Sun Jan 27, 2008 3:43 pm
Nintendo Network ID: ValayNE
3DS Friend Code: 0774-424445455
Wii number: 7994-0434-6099-6888

Return to Nintendo Everything news

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest