TITLE

Nintendo Smashes PS3 in Japanese Market

PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Red Herring;2/28/2008, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the Wii game console of Nintendo outsold the Playstation 3 of Sony in Japan in February 2009. According to game magazine published Enterbrain, Nintendo sold 331,627 units of the Wii in the four weeks to February 24, compared with 89,131 units of the PS3. The Wii has been leading the three-way game console battle with the PS3 and Microsoft Xbox 360 as its strategy of offering easy-to-play and innovative games to expand the overall game population has proved a big success.
ACCESSION #
36876264

 

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