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Nintendo Wii U sales near half a million ahead of UK release

Nintendo Wii U sales near half a million ahead of UK release

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The Nintendo Wii U will be hitting the UK with considerable momentum on its Friday release, having already sold 400,000 units in the US since its 18 November launch Stateside. The Wii U with touch-screen GamePad is the first major Nintendo console release since 2006, and, unsurprisingly, it sold out just days after it initially went on sale. The original Wii sold 600,000 units in eight days after its November 2006 launch, which coincided with Black Friday. Nintendo...



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