Nintendo: Lifetime DS sales hit 144 million, Wii almost 85 million

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 27 January 2011 18:19 GMT

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Earlier today, Nintendo reported its earnings for the last quarter of 2010, as well as the nine months leading up to December 31, and it found the firm with low profits and cutting its Wii sales forecast to 16 million units from 17.5 million units for the year to March.

It also reported the life-to-date sales of its DS line and Wii.

According to the financial report, as of December 31, the DS family sold 144.59 units in hardware, and 817.49 million software units lifetime.

Lifetime Wii units totaled 84.64 million, and software totaled 695.37 million units.

During the October-December period, combined worldwide shipments of DS handhelds and Wii came to over 17.75 million units, and almost 130 million software units combined.

Thanks, Gamespot.

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