DS closes in on 9m UK sales

GfK-ChartTrack has revealed to MCV that the Nintendo DS is teetering on the edge of a nine-million installed base in the UK.

And director Dorian Bloch said that he believed the imminent launch of successor the DSi will give those numbers yet more of a boost.

He told MCV: We’re approaching nine million total DS units sold in the UK. It was at 8.8 million at the end of ‘08, so should pass that number by the end of ’09.

That’s a hell of a lot of DS handhelds already in the market, and there are quite a few publishers successfully exploiting those numbers, especially Ubisoft. We predict that the DSi launch will stimulate more growth.”

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