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Wii breaks Australian sales record

Nintendo has announced that the Wii has become the fastest-selling console to reach 200,000 units in Australia, after 50 weeks of release.

Nintendo has announced that the Wii has become the fastest-selling console to reach 200,000 units in Australia, after 50 weeks of release.

The console was released in the region last December, and sold almost 40,000 units in its first four days on sale.

The launch of the console helped Nintendo of Australia record sales of AUD 138.8 million for the financial year ended March 31, almost double that of the previous year.

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