Third Party Sales

Wii is “inhospitable platform for third-party publishers”

Doug Creutz of Cowen and Company has said that third-parties are still finding it tough on Wii, basing his conclusion on the fact Madden came in at ninth place in the August NPD. While Madden dominated software sales in the US last month – with 360, PS3 and PS2 SKUs taking the top three slots […]

Third Party Sales headlines

  • Microsoft: "The Wii third party game story is not a pretty one"

    This GI report casts aspersions on Nintendo’s claim that third-parties fair best on Wii, with senior Microsoft PR bod David Dennis saying that, “No matter how you slice it, the Wii third party game story is not a pretty one.” Microsoft reckons, quoting NPD data: Total third party sales for the Xbox 360 since launch […]

  • Third party titles do sell on the Wii, graphs prove it

    Nintendo’s sent Gamedaily some snazzy looking graphs proving that third-party titles do sell on its little, white and waggly machine. Joystiq put on some graph-glasses and and broke things down for us all: “For the first 20-months at market, which is pretty much what the above graph shows, this is the breakdown: Wii: 60 million […]