Nintendo Wii and DS break US sales record for 2008

Nintendo Wii
During 2008 Nintendo sold a record setting number of Wii consoles and portable DS systems in the US.

According to NPD Group’s statistics, the Wii dominated the gaming console market by selling 10.17 million Wii consoles, which accounted for approximately 55% of new console purchased. Sales of the Nintendo DS were equally brisk with US consumers purchasing 9.95 million units in 2008, an increase of 1.43 million units from 2007.

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