Outspoken NoA boss Reggie Fils-Aime has, according to
, stated that he expects the installed base of Nintendo's Wii console to surpass that of Microsoft's Xbox 360 by June in North America.
He cited the spring releases of Japanese chart-toppers Super Smash Bros Brawl and Wii Fit as the reason, though with the Wii continuing to perform strongly it seems inevitable that the machine will edge ahead of its opponent in the US eventually.
The Wii is currently the global next-gen leader, with sales of around 20 million. Xbox 360 follows with global sales of 18 million, whilst the PS3 has to date sold around 10 million.