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 Wii Sports Resort  Third Fastest-Selling Wii Game In Japan

Wii Sports Resort Third Fastest-Selling Wii Game In Japan

June 30, 2009 | By Chris Remo

June 30, 2009 | By Chris Remo
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After its first four days on sale in Japan, Nintendo's Wii Sports Resort, which is bundled with the Wii Motion Plus peripheral, has become one of that region's fastest-selling Wii titles to date.

Its more than 353,000 units sold put it at a somewhat distant third to the two best-selling-in-four-days Wii titles, fellow first party releases Super Smash Bros. Brawl and Mario Kart Wii, according to a Famitsu report.

According to the magazine/website's notes surrounding Sports Resorts's debut at a relatively inexpensive 4800 yen ($49.80), Super Smash Bros. Brawl moved 816,000 units in Japan in that same space of time after its January 2008 debut, while Mario Kart Wii managed to sell 608,000.

However, neither of these two titles is among the top three best-selling Wii games in Japan of all time, despite having been fastest out of the gate.

The original Wii Sports and Wii Fit have each sold well over 3 million units to date. Unlike in the West, Wii Sports was not packed into consoles in Japan.


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