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ELSPA:  Wii Fit, Mario Kart  Reach Diamond Status In UK

ELSPA: Wii Fit, Mario Kart Reach Diamond Status In UK

November 26, 2008 | By Eric Caoili

November 26, 2008 | By Eric Caoili
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The UK's Entertainment and Leisure Software Publishers Association (ELSPA) posted its monthly sales award for the region, with two Wii titles, Wii Fit and Mario Kart Wii, selling over one million copies and reaching Diamond Status since their release in April this year.

Big Brain Academy for Nintendo DS and FIFA 08 for PlayStation 2, released in July and September of 2007 respectively, sold 600,000 units each to gain Double Platinum Status.

FIFA 09 for the PlayStation 3 looks to follow its predecessor with its Platinum Status and 300,000 units sold already since debuting in October of this year.

Recent Xbox 360 releases Gears of War 2 and Call of Duty: World at War also reached Platinum Status, while Fable II and the PS3 version of World at War saw about 200,000 copies sold, both earning Gold Status.

LittleBigPlanet, World of Warcraft: The Wrath of the Lich King, and Fallout 3 (Xbox 360), among other titles, reached the ELSPA's Silver Status with some 100,000 units sold apiece.

The full November 2008 sales award list follows:

Silver Status (100,000 sold):

WWE Smackdown Vs. Raw 2008 (PSP, THQ)
Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 (Xbox 360, Konami)
Harry Potter & the Order of the Phoenix (DS, Electronic Arts)
Gears of War 2 (Xbox 360, Microsoft)
Fallout 3 (Xbox 360, Bethesda Software)
Ben 10: Protector of the Earth (DS, D3Publisher)
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 (Wii, Electronic Arts)
Ratatouille (PS2, THQ)
Call of Duty: World at War (PS3, Activision Blizzard)
Call of Duty: World at War (Xbox 360, Activision Blizzard)
Professor Layton and the Curios Village (DS, Nintendo)
World of Warcraft: The Wrath of the Lich King (PC, Activision Blizzard)
Football Manager 2009 (PC, Sega)
LittleBigPlanet (PS3, Sony)
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed (PS3, LucasArts)
Lego Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures (Xbox 360, LucasArts)
Cooking Guide: Can't Decide What to Eat? (DS, Nintendo)

Gold Status (200,000 sold):

Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock (PS2, Activision Blizzard)
Gears of War 2 (Xbox 360, Microsoft)
Fable II (Xbox 360, Microsoft)
Call of Duty: World at War (PS3, Activision Blizzard)
Mass Effect (Xbox 360, Microsoft)
Call of Duty: World at War (Xbox 360, Activision Blizzard)
Touchmaster (DS, Midway)
Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz (Wii, Sega)

Platinum Status (300,000 sold):

FIFA 09 (PS3, Electronic Arts)
The Sims 2: Nightlife (PC, Electronic Arts)
Gears of War 2 (Xbox 360, Microsoft)
Super Smash Bros. Brawl (Wii, Nintendo)
Call of Duty: World at War (Xbox 360, Activision Blizzard)
Cars (DS, THQ)

Double Platinum Status (600,000 sold):

FIFA 08 (PS2, Electronic Arts)
Big Brain Academy (DS, Nintendo)

Double Platinum Status (1.0 million sold):

Wii Fit (Wii, Nintendo)
Mario Kart Wii (Wii, Nintendo)


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