JUST DANCE 2 BECOMES EIGHTH WII TITLE TO SELL MORE THAN 5 MILLION UNITS

Aug. 11, 2011

Just Dance® 2 from Ubisoft®, which plays exclusively on Nintendo's Wii™ console, has sold more than 5 million units, according to the independent NPD Group, which tracks video game sales in the United States. With this milestone, the Wii system now has eight 5-million sellers* in the U.S., twice as many as competing current-generation consoles combined.

In the month of July, seven of the top 10 and 15 of the top 25 best-selling software SKUs play on Nintendo platforms.  Just Dance 2  sold more than 120,000 units to finish No. 3 for the month.

"By crossing the 5 million sales mark,  Just Dance 2 joins one of the most exclusive clubs in the world of video games," said Scott Moffitt, Nintendo of America's executive vice president of Sales & Marketing. "Nintendo systems have games for every type of player. We're poised for a great holiday season, thanks to tremendous value across all our platforms and fan-favorite franchises delivering fun new surprises."

During the next few months, Nintendo will release a huge selection of fan-favorite titles. This includes  Star Fox 64™ 3D, Super Mario™ 3D Land and  Mario Kart™ 7 for the  Nintendo 3DS™ portable entertainment system,  The Legend of Zelda™: Skyward Sword for Wii and  Kirby™ Mass Attack for the  Nintendo DS™ family of systems, which was the best-selling platform in July.

* The Wii titles to surpass 5 million units sold in the U.S. include:  Wii Play™ (13.04 million),  Mario Kart™ Wii (10.64 million),  New Super Mario Bros.™ Wii (8.36 million),  Wii Fit™ (8.17 million),  Wii Fit™ Plus (7.06 million),  Wii Sports Resort™ (6.45 million),  Super Smash Bros.™ Brawl(5.28 million) and  Just Dance 2 (5.09 million).

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