NPD September: Wii U sales up, 3DS tops hardware charts

Nintendo has announced strong sales results in September for both Wii U and 3DS.

The company issued a press release just ahead of NPD’s September 2013 report, revealing that Wii U sales were up 200 per cent month-over-month during the period.

The Wii U Deluxe Bundle’s $50 price cut and the recently released The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD bundle likely played the largest roles in the sales spike.

The 3DS had a strong US retail showing for the month, finishing on top of the hardware category for the fifth month straight.

The launch of Pokemon X & Y and the arrival of the 2DS during this month will likely see a repeat performance for Nintendo’s handheld when October’s results come in.

About MCV Staff

Check Also

Is Moxy the acceptable face of blockchain gaming?

Backed by the venerable founders of Atari and MicroProse, Moxy.io is hoping to revolutionise what play-to-earn and blockchain games are all about. Richie Shoemaker braves the slings and arrows of their outrageous fortunes