Nintendo’s Wii hits a heckuva milestone

You don’t have to be a student of the video gameindustry to know the Wii is king of the hill, but the company is now underlining just how secure it is in its reign. 

Nintendo announced Tuesday that it has now sold 30 million Wiis in the U.S. alone. That milestone comes just 45 months after the device went on sale. To put that into perspective, the PlayStation 2, the industry’s best selling home console, has sold more than 50 million units – but took over eight years to do so.

Read more at Variety’s Technotainment blog

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