US Wii U software sales up 175%, per Nintendo

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 17 February 2015 21:31 GMT

Nintendo has released October-December year-on-year comparisons for Wii U software sales at retail.

The firm notes that during the period, sales of Wii U game increased in all regions.

“As you can see, the year-on-year comparisons of software sell-through sales in the October-December period show increases in all regions,” said company president Satoru Iwata. “They especially improved in the US market.

“We can see larger improvements if we make comparisons among Nintendo titles, especially in the overseas markets.”

In the US alone for the full calendar year of 2014, the total figure of retail and digital sales represents 175% of those for the previous year.

For all regions, Wii U software sales were up 200% year-over-year.

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