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December NPD: Nintendo holds top four titles in 08 annual software sales

Thursday, 15th January 2009 23:58 GMT By Mike

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According to the latest NPD figures, Nintendo has the top four best selling titles of 2008, with Wii Play heading the charts with 5.28 million copies sold for the year.

Just behind is Mario Kart Wii with 5 millions units, then Wii Fit with 4.53 million and finally SSBB with 4.17 million copies sold through 2008.

The 360 has four titles in the top ten whilst only GTA IV represents PlayStation 3 in total software sales for the console, for the year.

Full list below:

  1. WII PLAY W/ REMOTE – NINTENDO OF AMERICA – 5.28 million
  2. WII MARIO KART W/ WHEEL – NINTENDO OF AMERICA – 5.00 million
  3. WII FIT W/ BALANCE BOARD – NINTENDO OF AMERICA – 4.53 million
  4. WII SUPER SMASH BROS: BRAWL – NINTENDO OF AMERICA – 4.17 million
  5. 360 GRAND THEFT AUTO IV – TAKE 2 INTERACTIVE – 3.29 million
  6. 360 CALL OF DUTY: WORLD AT WAR – ACTIVISION BLIZZARD – 2.75 million
  7. 360 GEARS OF WAR 2 – MICROSOFT – 2.31 million
  8. PS3 GRAND THEFT AUTO IV – TAKE 2 INTERACTIVE – 1.89 million
  9. 360 MADDEN NFL 09 – ELECTRONIC ARTS – 1.87 million
  10. NDS MARIO KART – NINTENDO OF AMERICA – 1.65 million

You can find the NPD December 2008 software and hardware sales through their respective links.

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1 Comments

  1. Blerk

    Blimey – looks like Rockstar absolutely made the right choice to take GTAIV multiplatform from the start this time!

    Looks like the 360 spanked the PS3 in software sales over there too, then. What’s a Sony to do, etc.

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