Media Create Sales: Week 52, 2012 (Dec 24 - Dec 30)

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Media Create Sales: Week 52, 2012 (Dec 24 - Dec 30)

01. / 01. [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf (Nintendo) {2012-11-08} - 159,712 / 1,969,955 (-55%)
02. / 00. [3DS] Fantasy Life (Level 5) {2012-12-27} - 117,071 / NEW
03. / 06. [3DS] New Super Mario Bros. 2 (Nintendo) {2012-07-28} - 65,474 / 1,743,791 (-39%)
04. / 04. [3DS] Paper Mario: Sticker Star (Nintendo) {2012-12-06} - 58,598 / 402,133 (-52%)
05. / 02. [PSP] One Piece: Romance Dawn - Bouken no Yoake (Bandai Namco) {2012-12-20} - 57,499 / 224,602 (-66%)
06. / 08. [WIU] New Super Mario Bros. U (Nintendo) {2012-12-08} - 57,103 / 369,392 (-27%)
07. / 07. [3DS] Inazuma Eleven Go 2: Chrono Stone Neppuu / Raimei (Level 5) {2012-12-13} - 50,930 / 314,016 (-46%)
08. / 05. [PS3] Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage 2 (Koei Tecmo) {2012-12-20} - 48,545 / 164,976 (-58%)
09. / 13. [WIU] Nintendo Land (Nintendo) {2012-12-08} - 44,056 / 209,047 (-14%)
10. / 14. [PS3] Yakuza 5: Yume, Kanaeshi Mono (SEGA) {2012-12-06} - 38,339 / 518,224 (-5%)
11. / 09. [3DS] Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Magnagate to Mugendai no Meikyuu (Pokemon Co.) {2012-11-23} - 32,018 / 373,699 (-58%)
12. / 12. [3DS] Magician's Quest: Mahou no Machi (Konami) {2012-12-20} - 29,354 / 80,750 (-43%)
13. / 10. [WII] Taiko Drum Master: Chougoukaban (Bandai Namco) {2012-11-29} - 26,328 / 321,959 (-49%)
14. / 00. [3DS] Inazuma Eleven 1-2-3!! Mark Evans Densetsu (Level 5) {2012-12-27} - 26,052 / NEW
15. / 24. [3DS] Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate [Best Price!] (Capcom) {2012-11-15} - 25,652 / 123,595 (+4%)
16. / 03. [PSP] AKB1/149: Renai Sousenkyo (Bandai Namco) {2012-12-20} - 21,775 / 165,549 (-85%)
17. / 17. [3DS] Run For Money Tousouchuu: Shijou Saikyou no Hunter-tachi kara Nigekire! (Bandai Namco) {2012-07-05} - 20,748 / 337,472 (-39%)
18. / 11. [PS3] Call of Duty: Black Ops II - Dubbed Version (Square Enix) {2012-12-20} - 20,309 / 71,971 (-61%)
19. / 29. [PS3] Hot Shots Golf: World Invitational (SCE) {2012-11-22} - 19,843 / 220,179 (+7%)
20. / 23. [3DS] Mario Kart 7 (Nintendo) {2011-12-01} - 18,542 / 1,908,966
21. / 18. [3DS] Toriko: Gourmet Monsters! <RPG> (Bandai Namco Games) {2012.12.13} (¥5.800)
22. / 22. [3DS] Taiko no Tatsujin: Chibi Dragon to Fushigi na Orb <ACT> (Bandai Namco Games) {2012.07.12} (¥5.040)
23. / 26. [3DS] Professor Layton Vs. Ace Attorney <ADV> (Level 5) {2012.11.29} (¥5.980)
24. / 20. [3DS] Kobito Zukan: Kobito Kansatsu Set <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2012.07.26} (¥5.040) &#8211; 16.818 / 205.778 (-43%)
25. / 21. [3DS] Style Savvy: Trendsetters <ETC> (Nintendo) {2012.09.27} (¥4.800)
26. / 19. [NDS] Pokèmon Black 2 / White 2 <RPG> (Pokèmon Co.) {2012.06.23} (¥4.800)
27. / 31. [WIU] Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate # <ACT> (Capcom) {2012.12.08} (¥4.800)
28. / 28. [3DS] Super Mario 3D Land # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2011.11.03} (¥4.800)
29. / 25. [WII] Mario Party 9 <ETC> (Nintendo) {2012.04.26} (¥5.800)
30. / 15. [WII] Inazuma Eleven Go Strikers 2013 <SPT> (Level 5) {2012.12.20} (¥4.980)
31. / 27. [3DS] Aikatsu! Cinderella Lesson <SLG> (Bandai Namco Games) {2012.11.15} (¥5.040)

Top 31

3DS - 18
PS3 - 4
WII - 3
WIU &#8211; 3
PSP - 2
NDS &#8211; 1
PSV - 0
360 - 0


SOFTWARE
Code:
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|System | This Week  | Last Week  | Last Year  |     YTD    |  Last YTD  |
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|  ALL  |  1,701,000 |  2,722,000 |  1,621,000 | 51,321,000 | 53,871,000 |
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HARDWARE
Code:
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| System | This Week | Last Week | Last Year |        YTD |   Last YTD |         LTD | 
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| 3DS #  |   250,205 |   411,272 |   197,952 |  5,497,737 |  4,282,142 |   9,779,883 | 
| WIU    |    69,386 |   122,843 |         0 |    627,287 |          0 |     627,287 | 
| PS3    |    53,222 |    47,626 |    67,199 |  1,223,699 |  1,548,895 |   8,860,083 | 
| PSP #  |    41,914 |    65,859 |    62,746 |    899,627 |  2,079,152 |  19,629,009 | 
| PSV    |    20,492 |    21,266 |    42,648 |    690,839 |    439,986 |   1,130,820 | 
| WII    |     6,741 |    13,049 |    33,208 |    475,615 |    883,583 |  12,638,836 | 
| PS2    |     2,071 |       928 |     1,659 |     59,106 |     78,014 |  21,833,216 | 
| 360    |     1,986 |     1,689 |     2,453 |     77,789 |    115,548 |   1,613,831 | 
| NDS #  |       704 |       745 |     5,802 |     68,973 |    657,787 |  32,877,455 | 
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| ALL    |   446,721 |   685,277 |   413,667 |  9,620,672 | 10,085,107 | 108,990,420 | 
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| 3DSLL  |   150,581 |   251,949 |         0 |  2,090,371 |          0 |   2,090,371 | 
| 3DS    |    99,624 |   159,323 |   197,952 |  3,407,366 |  4,282,142 |   7,689,512 | 
| PSP    |    41,914 |    65,859 |    62,746 |    899,627 |  2,063,612 |  19,453,023 | 
| DSi    |       389 |       454 |     2,418 |     31,359 |    290,329 |   5,865,409 | 
| DSiLL  |       315 |       291 |     3,356 |     37,614 |    346,735 |   2,331,929 | 
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Famitsu Sales: Week 53, 2012 (Dec 24 - Dec 30)

01. / 01. [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf (Nintendo) {2012-11-08} - 163,948 / 2,286,977 (-59%)
02. / 00. [3DS] Fantasy Life (Level 5) {2012-12-27} - 134,008 / NEW
03. / 04. [3DS] New Super Mario Bros. 2 (Nintendo) {2012-07-28} - 72,894 / 1,780,493 (-47%)
04. / 02. [PSP] One Piece: Romance Dawn - Bouken no Yoake (Bandai Namco) {2012-12-20} - 59,670 / 217,482 (-62%)
05. / 05. [3DS] Paper Mario: Sticker Star (Nintendo) {2012-12-06} - 59,549 / 391,078 (-51%)
06. / 08. [WIU] New Super Mario Bros. U (Nintendo) {2012-12-08} - 56,321 / 381,315 (-28%)
07. / 06. [PS3] Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage 2 (Koei Tecmo) {2012-12-20} - 51,496 / 168,009 (-56%)
08. / 07. [3DS] Inazuma Eleven Go 2: Chrono Stone Neppuu / Raimei (Level 5) {2012-12-13} - 47,397 / 314,390 (-51%)
09. / 12. [WIU] Nintendo Land (Nintendo) {2012-12-08} - 40,570 / 214,374 (-24%)
10. / 09. [WII] Taiko Drum Master: Chougoukaban (Bandai Namco) {2012-11-29} - 33,725 / 308,684 (-53%)
11. / 14. [PS3] Yakuza 5: Yume, Kanaeshi Mono (SEGA) {2012-12-06} - 31,539 / 521,856 (-21%)
12. / 10. [3DS] Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Magnagate to Mugendai no Meikyuu (Pokemon Co.) {2012-11-23} - 27,056 / 337,999 (-59%)
13. / 24. [3DS] Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate [Best Price!] (Capcom) {2012-11-15} - 24,171 / 134,168 (-3%)
14. / 13. [3DS] Magician's Quest: Mahou no Machi (Konami) {2012-12-20} - 24,109 / 64,254 (-40%)
15. / 11. [PS3] Call of Duty: Black Ops II - Dubbed Version (Square Enix) {2012-12-20} - 23,998 / 83,285 (-60%)
16. / 00. [3DS] Inazuma Eleven 1-2-3!! Mark Evans Densetsu (Level 5) {2012-12-27} - 22,794 / NEW
17. / 15. [3DS] Run For Money Tousouchuu: Shijou Saikyou no Hunter-tachi kara Nigekire! (Bandai Namco) {2012-07-05} - 20,546 / 351,523 (-47%)
18. / 03. [PSP] AKB1/149: Renai Sousenkyo (Bandai Namco) {2012-12-20} - 20,174 / 166,835 (-86%)
19. / 29. [PS3] Hot Shots Golf: World Invitational (SCE) {2012-11-22} - 19,438 / 198,455 (+3%)
20. / 21. [3DS] Taiko Drum Master: Chibi Dragon to Fushigina Orb (Bandai Namco) {2012-07-12} - 17,541 / 352,023 (-37%)
21. / 26. [3DS] Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney (Level 5) {2012-11-29} - 17,440 / 232,168 (-17%)
22. / 23. [3DS] Mario Kart 7 (Nintendo) {2011-12-01} - 17,211 / 1,904,933 (-33%)
23. / 17. [3DS] Style Savvy: Trendsetters (Nintendo) {2012-09-27} - 17,088 / 253,897 (-44%)
24. / 20. [3DS] Toriko: Gourmet Monsters! (Bandai Namco) {2012-12-13} - 16,280 / 79,028 (-43%)
25. / 16. [3DS] Kobitodzukan: Kobito Kansatsu Set (Nippon Columbia) {2012-07-26} - 15,818 / 212,678 (-50%)
26. / 28. [3DS] Super Mario 3D Land (Nintendo) {2011-11-03} - 15,183 / 1,780,620 (-24%)
27. / 00. [WIU] Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate (Capcom) {2012-12-08} - 14,494 / 166,908 (-14%)
28. / 22. [NDS] Pokémon Black 2 / White 2 (Pokemon Co.) {2012-06-23} - 12,551 / 2,879,027 (-52%)
29. / 19. [WII] Inazuma Eleven Go Strikers 2013 (Level 5) {2012-12-20} - 12,232 / 41,838 (-59%)
30. / 27. [WII] Mario Party 9 (Nintendo) {2012-04-26} - 12,120 / 622,266 (-42%)

Top 30

3DS - 17
PS3 - 4
WII - 3
PSP - 2
WIU - 3
NDS - 1
PSV - 0
360 - 0

HARDWARE
Code:
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| System | This Week | Last Week | Last Year |        YTD |   Last YTD |         LTD | 
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| 3DS #  |   266,790 |   433,788 |   203,605 |  5,626,763 |    203,605 |   9,762,502 | 
| WIU    |    76,760 |   122,356 |         0 |    638,339 |          0 |     638,339 | 
| PS3    |    54,107 |    50,216 |    62,554 |  1,327,185 |     62,554 |   8,744,333 | 
| PSP #  |    34,145 |    58,378 |    56,546 |    941,992 |     56,546 |  19,179,100 | 
| PSV    |    18,022 |    19,056 |    42,918 |    674,365 |     42,918 |   1,077,159 | 
| WII    |     8,094 |    16,785 |    37,933 |    492,999 |     37,933 |  12,660,742 | 
| 360    |     2,283 |     1,336 |     2,156 |     67,273 |      2,156 |   1,588,011 | 
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| ALL    |   460,201 |   701,915 |   405,712 |  9,768,916 |    405,712 |  53,650,186 | 
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| 3DS+LL |   266,790 |   433,788 |   203,605 |  5,626,763 |    203,605 |   9,762,502 | 
| PSP    |    34,145 |    58,378 |    56,546 |    941,992 |     56,546 |  19,018,525 | 
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Media Create Sales: Week 51, 2012 (Dec 17 - Dec 23)
 
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If WiiU (a console designed to appease the JP living room) cannot crack the market in japan....

I think is almost safe to say that Japan is a handheld market. Well, 3ds market at this point.
 
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I thought the census was ~80k for this week? and probably a small bump for next week, considering MC numbers often differ from Famitsu's, it could be the case that Wii U disappointed by a bit more than expected. 77k however seems to be in line with expectations iirc.
Yeah, it was an expected drop, certainly. It still missed even the more modest expectation for that drop though.

I'm not confident that there's upcoming software that'll keep things "steady" at the very least, so this sucker may plummet faster than the bullet bill in that one gif.
 

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Some historical console numbers seem wonky, but that's alright.

Paper Mario is doing much better than I thought it would. I had no idea how popular it was. I bet Fantasy Life will sell pretty well in 2013. Hopefully word of mouth takes it far. I wonder how far word of mouth can take Animal Crossing. It's definitely broke some boundaries other games did not break.

I'm not worried about the WiiU yet. These numbers aren't good by any means, but I don't think they are horrible (there is an in between). Dragon Quest X and Pikmin 3 are still on the way, and they're bound to be announcing games soon (January or February?)

It's great the 3DS is doing great, and I hope it turns into more 3rd party support for Japan and the West, so Nintendo can focus more on making great WiiU games.

Vita is doing bad, but I'll still buy one before I buy a WiiU. With Tactics Ogre and whatnot at 2000 yen, I can have fun for years with it.
 
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OP? >



I'm surprised by this little drop (not that it'll change the bad overall performance) . Positive news?
A week is 7 days. 7 days * 52 weeks = 364 days. Of course, a year is 365 or 366 days, so there is an extra day or two not accounted for when you count a year as 52 weeks. Those days add up over time, so Famitsu and Media Create need to create a Week 53 from time to time.
 
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Yeah, it was an expected drop, certainly. It still missed even the more modest expectation for that drop though.

I'm not confident that there's upcoming software that'll keep things "steady" at the very least, so this sucker may plummet faster than the bullet bill in that one gif.
I would expect it to drop yes, I figure it will not sell through it's shipments until sometime in Feburary, and then maybe receive a total of 500k more units for japan in Q1, but that is still 1.5M for japan between launch and April 1st.
 
Nov 17, 2011
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Also, sorry for the ego-trip but I'm glad I was right when saying last week, after we had the 1rst day sell-through:
So can we expect a +100K first week, at least, for Fantasy Life? I'm betting on 120K/150K with a 250K shipment (out of my "ass Heavy" prediction)
Now I'm curious to know about the shipment.
 
Aug 30, 2007
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So much 3DS software on the chart, it's hard to know where to start. It really does look like it's starting to hit it's stride now. No other platform really looks that strong right now and it'll be interesting to see how any of them plan to change that.
 

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nsmb2 > 3d land next week

good to see the far superior game selling better.
There's good sarcasm and bad sarcasm. The above is horrendous sarcasm.
 

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I'm a bit confused. It says last year the 3DS sold 203k but also the last YTD was 203k? Was that a mistake, or is last year not week 52, or...?
Famitsu had 53 weeks in 2012, but there was no week 53 in 2011, so the YTD from last year were just the numbers from 52 weeks ago (the way the table is currently being generated). I didn't bother to make any special conditions in the formula. =P

I could manually just copy the same YTD from week 52 in 2011, I guess, but the comparison isn't apples to apples. Maybe I should leave it blank?
 

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Mark Evans has the same name in Japan? Astonishing.
No, the Japanese name is Endou Mamoru

And it's so strange when, while an Inazuma Eleven episode is aired on Disney XD here in Italy, the show description calls him with the Japanese name ( Endou Mamoru indeed) and not with the English one used in the show :lol
 
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Correct me if I'm wrong but didn't the Wii launch one week earlier? Not that I'm expecting the same level of performance for the Wii U but it's worth taking this into account.

6 days. Even counting a 100.000k a week it is still far below. The launch was weaker and the last week was only 75k it won't change a lot
 
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Taiko no Tatsujin on Wii:

[WII] Taiko no Tatsujin Wii (Namco Bandai Games) {2008.12.11} - 114.610 / 657.666
[WII] Taiko no Tatsujin Wii 2 (Namco Bandai Games) - {2009.11.19} - 29.349 / 418.284
[WII] Taiko no Tatsujin Wii 3 generations of party together! (Namco Bandai Games) {2010.12.02} - 25.343 / 270.672
[WII] Taiko Drum Master Wii: Definitive Edition! (Namco Bandai Games) - {2011.11.23} - 26.855 / 295.745
[WII] Taiko no Tatsujin Wii: Super Deluxe Edition (Namco Bandai Games) - {2012.11.29} - 102.437 / 308.684

Paper Mario series:

[N64] Paper Mario (Nintendo) {2000.08.11} - 118.322 / 425.609
[GCN] Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door (Nintendo) {2004.07.22} - 137.750 / 398.218
[Wii] Super Paper Mario (Nintendo) {2007.04.19} - 156.055 / 505.491
[3DS] Paper Mario: Sticker Star (Nintendo) {2012.12.06} - 130.009 / 391.078

Yakuza series (PS3 titles):

[PS3] Yakuza: Kenzan! (SEGA) {2008.03.06} - 177.897 / 270.438
[PS3] Yakuza 3 (SEGA) {2009.02.26} - 356.867 / 509.223
[PS3] Yakuza 4: Heir to the Legend (SEGA) {2010.03.18} - 395.123 / 557.771
[PS3] Yakuza: Of the End (SEGA) {2011.06.09} - 307.592 / 413.172
[PS3] Yakuza 5: Yume, Kanaeshi Mono (SEGA) {2012.12.06} - 363.717 / 521.856

3rd week:

[3DS] Inazuma Eleven Go: Shine / Dark (Level 5) {2011.12.15} - 46.755 / 278.807 (-48%)
[3DS] Inazuma Eleven Go 2: Chrono Stone - Neppuu / Raimei (Level 5) {2012.12.13} - 47.397 / 314.390 (-51%)


Code:
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|    |   [B]AC: Wild World[/B]  |   [B]AC: New Leaf[/B]    | 
|    | [NDS] (2005/11/23)| [3DS] (2012/11/08)|
|----|---------|---------|---------|---------|
|Week|  Weekly |   LTD   |  Weekly |   LTD   |  
|----|---------|---------|---------|---------|
|  1 |  335,425|  335,425|  721,786|  721,786|
|  2 |  142,869|  478,294|  315,317|1,037,103|  
|  3 |  116,965|  595,259|  237,823|1,274,926|  
|  4 |  192,571|  787,830|  118,898|1,393,824| 
|  5 |  381,927|1,169,757|  115,556|1,509,380|  
|  6 |  169,795|1,339,552|  213,329|1,722,709|  
|  7 |  152,339|1,491,891|  400,320|2,123,029|  
|  8 |   64,242|1,556,133|  163,948|2,286,977|  
|  9 |   89,892|1,646,025|         |         | 
| 10 |   93,443|1,739,468|         |         |  
| 11 |   69,401|1,808,869|         |         |  
| 12 |   55,169|1,864,038|         |         |  
| 13 |   53,594|1,917,632|         |         | 
| 14 |   57,383|1,975,015|         |         |  
| 15 |   88,709|2,063,724|         |         |  
| 16 |   93,508|2,157,232|         |         |   
| 17 |   88,292|2,245,524|         |         |   
| 18 |  101,839|2,347,363|         |         |  
| 19 |   95,034|2,442,397|         |         |  
| 20 |   68,889|2,511,286|         |         |   
| 21 |   49,596|2,560,882|         |         |   
| 22 |   40,608|2,601,490|         |         |  
| 23 |        -|        -|         |         |  
| 24 |        -|2,713,688|         |         |  
| 25 |   30,887|2,744,575|         |         |  
| 26 |   31,802|2,776,377|         |         |  
| 27 |   36,245|2,812,622|         |         |  
| 28 |   30,319|2,842,941|         |         |   
| 29 |   29,343|2,872,284|         |         |  
| 30 |   29,525|2,901,809|         |         |  
| 31 |   24,808|2,926,617|         |         |   
| 32 |   23,200|2,949,817|         |         |  
| 33 |   20,480|2,970,297|         |         |   
| 34 |   17,968|2,988,265|         |         |   
| 35 |   25,361|3,013,626|         |         |   
| 36 |   21,083|3,034,709|         |         |   
| 37 |   21,501|3,056,210|         |         |  
| 38 |        -|        -|         |         | 
| 39 |        -|3,115,414|         |         |   
| 40 |   21,492|3,136,906|         |         |  
| 41 |   22,565|3,159,471|         |         |  
| 42 |   18,772|3,178,243|         |         |   
| 43 |   20,634|3,198,877|         |         |   
| 44 |   20,447|3,219,324|         |         |   
| 45 |   19,713|3,239,037|         |         |  
|----|---------|---------|---------|---------|
|Year|   YTD   |   LTD   |   YTD   |   LTD   |
|----|---------|---------|---------|---------|
|  1 |1,169,757|1,169,757|2,286,977|2,286,997|
|  2 |2,485,264|3,665,021|        -|        -|
|  3 |  858,501|4,513,522|        -|        -|  
|  4 |  338,531|4,852,053|        -|        -|  
|  5 |  258,996|5,111,049|        -|        -| 
|  6 |   46,432|5,157,481|        -|        -|    
|----|---------|---------|---------|---------|
| LTD|        -|5,157,481|        -|2,286,997|      
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Sep 4, 2006
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What did you expect?

They probably have to switch into beast mode again like they did with the 3DS and it's their own fault for many reasons. Those sales are not good and should be way better considering we're talking about Nintendo here.
I expected pretty much what we got. My post wasn't one of surprise, just expected disappointment. Maybe a little more so than I expected actually.
 
Nov 14, 2010
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I wonder what will be an acceptable drop for the Wii U next week.

What's the reaction if it drops to 50k? 40k? Can't drop to less than 30k, can it?