Wii U sold a grand total of.... 425K units in it's launch week

#21BuretsuPosted 12/6/2012 7:08:55 PM(edited)
SimmerE15 posted...
Icecreamdunwich posted...
From: Megagunstarman | #004
They should have released the Gamepad for the 360. They would have sold a lot more.


Probably, the 360 sold 1.2 million units in November.


How much did the 360 sell its launch week again?


About 350k. Less than the Wii U.
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#22sonic777Posted 12/6/2012 7:10:08 PM
Buretsu posted...
Icecreamdunwich posted...
From: Megagunstarman | #004
They should have released the Gamepad for the 360. They would have sold a lot more.


Probably, the 360 sold 1.2 million units in November.


I get so tired of repeating this, but:

"Oh, gee, a system that's been out for 7 years, has hundreds of titles in its library and sold for ~$250, sold more than a system that just came out, has a dozen titles in its library, and sold for at least $300? Stop the presses!"


The PS3 also nearly outsold the Wii U in NA alone.

What's that excuse?

What if the Wii U just isn't that in demand? Could that REALLY not be an option?
#23drothegreat0nePosted 12/6/2012 7:10:46 PM
SS4_Namreppiv posted...
How about doing something a little more interesting? Instead of comparing apples to oranges, compare apples to apples. Track down the sales for the PS3 and 360 during their launch month and compare those figures to the Wii U.


No need. The PS3 and Xbox 360 are last-gen consoles.
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#24xoftheuniversePosted 12/6/2012 7:12:13 PM
http://press.nintendo.com/articles.jsp?id=36294 Just get a WiiU you know you want to.
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#25SS4_NamreppivPosted 12/6/2012 7:14:13 PM
From: drothegreat0ne | #023
SS4_Namreppiv posted...
How about doing something a little more interesting? Instead of comparing apples to oranges, compare apples to apples. Track down the sales for the PS3 and 360 during their launch month and compare those figures to the Wii U.


No need. The PS3 and Xbox 360 are last-gen consoles.


It matters because the TC keeps making topics about how they outsold the Wii U during its launch month, which was a given due to the fact that over half of the month was already gone when it launched, lol.
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#26BuretsuPosted 12/6/2012 7:14:35 PM
Icecreamdunwich posted...
From: Buretsu | #007
Icecreamdunwich posted...
From: Megagunstarman | #004
They should have released the Gamepad for the 360. They would have sold a lot more.


Probably, the 360 sold 1.2 million units in November.


I get so tired of repeating this, but:

"Oh, gee, a system that's been out for 7 years, has hundreds of titles in its library and sold for ~$250, sold more than a system that just came out, has a dozen titles in its library, and sold for at least $300? Stop the presses!"


Except for the fact that it sold more than the Wii U and Wii together... Can't really use that excuse against the Wii, can you?


The Wii had no decent bundles on Black Friday, and sales were cannibalized by the Wii U.
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#27SimmerE15Posted 12/6/2012 7:15:17 PM
Buretsu posted...
SimmerE15 posted...
Icecreamdunwich posted...
From: Megagunstarman | #004
They should have released the Gamepad for the 360. They would have sold a lot more.


Probably, the 360 sold 1.2 million units in November.


How much did the 360 sell its launch week again?


About 350k. Less than the Wii U.


Then I really don't see a problem
I'm pretty sure Wii, PS2, GameCube, and Xbox were outselling the PS3 & Xbox 360 when they first launched
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#28zender1999Posted 12/6/2012 7:21:25 PM
450 000 units in one week, sold out, all units gone, AMAZING

it toke the 360 4 weeks and a cheaper price to sell a little over 900 000 units
big decline from last few years...

nintendo is taking over AGAIN
#29SuperShyGuy9000Posted 12/6/2012 7:23:00 PM
SimmerE15 posted...
Buretsu posted...
SimmerE15 posted...
Icecreamdunwich posted...
From: Megagunstarman | #004
They should have released the Gamepad for the 360. They would have sold a lot more.


Probably, the 360 sold 1.2 million units in November.


How much did the 360 sell its launch week again?


About 350k. Less than the Wii U.


Then I really don't see a problem
I'm pretty sure Wii, PS2, GameCube, and Xbox were outselling the PS3 & Xbox 360 when they first launched


You are right newly launch consoles don't be the older ones due to limited supply. Considering the older ones have been in production for longer and tend to be cheaper.

I just don't understand TC's reasoning.
#30_FalstaffPosted 12/6/2012 7:26:06 PM
SS4_Namreppiv posted...
How about doing something a little more interesting? Instead of comparing apples to oranges, compare apples to apples. Track down the sales for the PS3 and 360 during their launch month and compare those figures to the Wii U.

Good idea. (All numbers taken from U.S. launch week plus or minus a couple days of each console)

PS3: 196,672
http://www.vgchartz.com/weekly/39047/USA/

360: 305,237
http://www.vgchartz.com/weekly/38683/USA/

Wii: 463,466
http://www.vgchartz.com/weekly/39047/USA/

DS: 486,391
http://www.vgchartz.com/weekly/38319/USA/

PSP: 170,078
http://www.vgchartz.com/weekly/38445/USA/

Wii U: 411,850
http://www.vgchartz.com/weekly/41238/USA/

So, as we can see, number of consoles sold during the launch week means nothing at all. Absolutely nothing.

(Before the inevitable "lol vgchartz" appears, I would challenge anybody to find a more reliable source. That is your job when you challenge data.)
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