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Nintendo claims approx 50% of Iberian hardware and software markets

DS is Spain's best-selling console ever

Nintendo has cast a light on its sales figures in the Spanish and Portuguese market, revealing a significant market share in those territories.

In a Iberian press conference (as reported by GoNintendo), the firm revealed hardware sales of 1.3 million and software sales of 6.39 million over 2010. Respectively, this comprises 55.7 and 44.7 per cent of the Spanish and Portuguese market.

In additional, the DS's sales of 5.3 million units make it the best-selling console in Spanish history, and taking a 67.9 per cent share of the market.

However, overall Nintendo saw a 6 per cent decline in sales during 2010.

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