Wii to Pass Xbox 360 in U.S., Fils-Aime Says

Andy Chalk

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Wii to Pass Xbox 360 in U.S., Fils-Aime Says


Xbox 360 [http://www.nintendo.com]in the U.S.

In a brief statement to Microsoft's [http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=newsarchive&sid=axtvzuDB9JF0] Xbox 360 in total U.S. sales by June. The comment followed a 4.1 percent rise in Nintendo's stock to $499, its highest mark since January 23.

In Japan, meanwhile, Nintendo has returned to its customary position at the top of the hardware sales charts, led by the Wii with 78,583 units sold and the PlayStation 3 [http://www.nintendo.com/ds], lagging to a distant fourth at 17,637 unit sales. The PlayStation 2 continues to hang in there with a respectable 11,266 sold, while the Xbox 360, the Mike Huckabee of the Japanese console market, is still holding on to four-figure sales numbers at 2198 units sold.


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