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Wii Winning The Console War

Discussion in 'Nintendo News & Rumors' started by i0n, Feb 28, 2007.

  1. i0n

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    New sales figures published today from analyst firm NPD show that the Wii console has outsold its competitors in January, pushing Microsoft and Sony to the wayside.

    Nintendo shifted some 436,000 units during January, with Sony's Playstation 2 coming in second. Microsoft's Xbox 360 was third, followed by the PlayStation 3.

    Forrester Research analyst Paul Jackson:
    Via: http://news.yahoo.com/s/nf/20070223/tc_nf/50280;_ylt=Aj655objlf6fAVdTtCFgIpAjtBAF
     
  2. RivalDestiny

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    I'm sure most of us knows this ^ ^, since the wii has been selling like wildfire. But i'm not surprised that the PS2 is selling that good. Since some people don't wanna buy the PS3 cause of the price.
     
  3. MrDonut

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    Nintendo won't 'rest'. Not with MP 3, SMGalaxy, Smash Bros Brawl, blah blah, you all know the rest of the games. That's why you're here.
     
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    No surprise, I'd been expecting this.
     
  5. briers07

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    the wii sales will keep going up, i hear some people are still trying to get one. Wii rules!:thumbsup:
     
  6. thewiirules123

    thewiirules123 Wii Gamer

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    Lets keep these sales up. Nintendo, make these next few years great for Wii owners!
     
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    not to surpirsed either. The Xbox has been out for a while so anyone buying it are behind the curve, or what marketers call "late-comers". PS3 has too high of a price point, and is in short supply.

    Only the long-run will tell who will win the console wars, but by then another console will be out. It would've been better to see how many consoles were sold in the first month or each console's release date. But then again, that also depends on the supply of the console as well. If there were more PS3 available then maybe they would've outsold the Wii no one really knows.
     
  8. Axtlar

    Axtlar Del fuego he resurgido...

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    Yes, yes they will make it each year great! this year seems to have alot of amazing games and new ones are being added suddenly out of nowhere
     
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    Its funny though, I remember back at E3 05 I was concerened for Nintendos next console [Wii] and then E3 06 came around and Nintendo started to get some major attention! It brings a joyful tear to my eye to see Nintendo at the top like it should be!
     
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    Well, I think it really depends on how you define 'winning' a console war, as i'm sure when presented with this information , many anti-nintendo guys will just go "so what if it sold more, <insert game here> is the best game and its not on wii"
    It is still early days yet, but lets hope the wii can keep us this momentum by providing us with some surprise games, in the dry months ahead.
     
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    Glad to see the Wii on the top!
     
  12. Axtlar

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    has anyone thought that maybe some people don't have the money right now to get a wii but will eventualy? I think Wii will be the winner. I also think Nintendo took everyone by surprise. Graphics don't make the game and If you grew up in the 80's and early 90's you would know this
     
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    Yeah that's right..plus the Wii games right now aren't using the whole capacity of graphics the Wii has to offer, but in the future they will, so watch out because Nintendo seems to surprise us always
     
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    til this date i havent seen wii on the shelves unless I was the one of the first people at the store in the morning and that only happened once(when I bought one) but so far I've seen a few playstations 3s sitting there on the shelves but never any wiis they're still selling out too fast
     
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    Kind of concerning that a last-gen console that everyone already bought is almost selling more than a brand new system with a whole new concept:wtf:
     
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    It is a lil wierd that PS2 is doing so well though....God of War II though is a sick game and I wish it was on the Wii....
     
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  18. BiZZaRe

    BiZZaRe WWE ON Wii!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    I never was a nintendo fan until the Wii came out, i always used to play the xbox or the ps2, the only game I ever really liked on game cube was mario ware inc. 4 player shite yeh now that's sum real fun there!!!
     
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    :frown2:
     
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    I had to go to two Walmarts to find a points card tonight, and a 3rd to find a classic controller. It's funny that the accessories are selling out almost as fast (still) as the consoles. It seems to me that the accessories would outweigh the hardware 20 to 1. The Wii is just amazing. And I as well have only seen them in stock once, lucking out to get mine. They only had like three, and must have very recently stocked them. It's always fun to walk through and see the empty shelves. This is awesome for Nintendo! Let's just hope this doesn't mean a price jump next gen.
     

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