Nintendo Sells 827,000 Nintendo DSi Consoles In April

Posted: May 14 2009, 11:52pm CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 2:24pm CDT , in Gaming


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Nintendo landed a new all-time U.S. record for April hardware sales for any video game platform with the Nintendo DS platform. According to analyst NPD Group Nintendo sold more than 827,000 Nintendo DSi systems in April and an additional 215,000 Nintendo DS Lite systems, for a combined total of more than 1.04 million.

This brings life-to-date sales of the Nintendo DS franchise in the United States alone to more than 30 million.
The Nintendo Wii console remained the No. 1 home console in the United States, selling more than 340,000 in April, more than the other current-generation home console systems combined. Wii has sold through nearly 20 million in the United States since its launch in November 2006.

Overall though video game sales dropped 17% in April.
Via Reuters.

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