Wii powers ahead in June

Ben Parfitt
The success of Nintendo motion-sensitive Wii console in Japan is going from strength to strength, with the machine outselling Sony’s rival PS3 by a ratio of six to one throughout June, Famitsu publisher Enterbrain has revealed

Throughout the month, Wii sold 270,974 units whilst PS3 sold 41,628 machines. Xbox 360 trailed further behind with sales of 17,616.

The performance follows an upward trend for Nintendo’s machine – in April Wii managed to outsell its nearest rival by a ratio of four to one, and in May it upped the stakes by hitting five to one.

Nintendo recently became one of the ten most valuable companies in Japan, overtaking Sony in the process.

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Tags: Sony , Japan , ps3 , wii , famitsu

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