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65m Wii Remotes sold in the US

Nintendo claims to be selling 46,000 controllers every day

Nintendo claims to have sold over 65.3 million Wii Remotes in the US to date - 30.41 million of which were bundled with Wii consoles.

The results, originating from NPD figures, estimate that 46,000 Remotes are sold every day in America.

Of the 65.3 million total figure, 12.92 million shipped with launch title Wii Play and 18.56 million were separately-sold white Remotes. The remainder was assorted colour variations of the separately-sold SKU.

In addition, the NPD estimated that 52.9 million units of the add-on Nunchuck controller have been sold in the US to date.

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