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Wii seen outselling PS3 by six to one

Big in Japan
Tue Jul 03 2007, 16:04
JAPANESE CONSOLE COUNTERS said Nintendo's Wii console outsold Sony's PlayStation 3 by six to one in Japan last month.

The success of the Wii and its wiggling stick is shocking onloookers. And on home turf, Nintendo is leaving Sony with barely a pot to point the proverbial at, as the world goes Wii nuts.

Japanese publisher Enterbrain reckons Nintendo sold 270,974 Wii consoles during June, while Sony sold 41,628 PS3s. Microsoft's Xbox 360 brought up the rear, notching up around 17,616 sales.

According to the firm that makes 2.76 million Wii consoles sold in Japan since it launched in December. Sony, with a month's head start, has sold less than a million PS3s.

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