Nintendo had amazing Wii sales again last month. According to NPD Group sales data Nintendo sold 680,000 Wii consoles in January 2009 in the US.
This is a surge of 148% compared to January a year ago.
As reported the Wii is now again in solid supply on Amazon.com.
Since the Nintendo Wii launched in November 2006, it has sold now more than 18 million units in the United States.
Sales of the Nintendo DS system in January were also up 99 percent over January 2008, and it once again was the top-selling portable system with more than 510,000 units sold. Since Nintendo DS launched in November 2004, it has sold more than 28 million units in the United States.
On the video game sales charts 20 of the top 30 games of January are made for Nintendo systems.
Of those, five games made for Nintendo systems finished in the top 10 best-sellers of January. Wii Fit is at No. 1 with more than 777,000 sold.
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