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Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Pikmin 3 Sales 115K Units in US on Launch Week ★ US Wii U Sales Up +79%

Pikmin 3 sold 114,828 units in the US on launch week making it the best launch for any Wii U title in the US since the launch of the Wii U and bringing the total amount of Pikmin 3 games sold to 318,137 worldwide (154,704 Japan, 41,800 Europe, 114,828 US). The launch of Pikmin 3 also increased Wii U sales in the US by 79% to 16,349--the highest they've been since the week ending March 30th.

Disclaimer: All data except the Japanese date comes from VGChartz and is likely to be 25%-35% off hardware sales and 10%-25% off Software sales.

Monday, August 12, 2013

Pikmin 3 Increasing Wii U sales

That's 37,000 unit's that wouldn't have been sold in Japan without Pikmin 3, add the European sales and you get 40,000 extra Wii U's sold worldwide (not counting the US sales--which should be pretty good as Pikmin is quite popular here--as we don't have them yet). It may not sound like much, but when you consider how bad the Wii U has been doing and how niche Pikmin is, it's pretty good.

Now with more data:

Wednesday, August 7, 2013