Wii is fastest selling U.K. console ever

Wii in the UKThe momentum slows increases exponentially…

The Nintendo Wii has become the UK’s fastest-selling home console in history, with 1 million units sold in 38 weeks. It was 50 weeks before PlayStation 2 hit the 1 million mark, while Xbox 360 took 60 weeks to reach the same target. According to Chart Track, the Wii now has a 68 per cent share of the UK home console market. The Nintendo DS also continues to perform well and has an 86 per cent share of the handheld market.