Wii (Wii)Wii fastest selling console in Australia
Gamespot - July 22, 2008
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at 12:01AM PST on July 23, 2008
Nintendo Australia announced that as of July 20, the Wii has sold more than 500,000 units to the Australian market. The hardware took a mere 84 weeks to reach the half-million mark, making it the fastest console to reach the sales milestone. The previous record holders, Sony’s PlayStation 2 and the Nintendo DS handheld both reached the figure in 107 weeks of sale. Independent sales tracker GfK Australia confirmed the figures to GameSpot AU.