Wii hits 20 million, DS 40 million, Wii Fit 9.6 million in Europe

By Patrick Garratt, Tuesday, 5 January 2010 14:20 GMT

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Nintendo just claimed DS is the best ever selling console in Europe, with 40 million units moved.

Wii has now passed the 20 million console mark in the territory, the company said.

Nintendo also claimed that nearly half of all European Wii owners, some 9.6 million, now own either Wii Fit or Wii Fit Plus.

DS has reached the 40 million sales milestone in less than five years, having launched in Europe on March 11, 2005.

Wii has broken 20 million in Europe in less than three years: it launched in December 8, 2006 in Europe.

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