Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 2nd Dec 2013 11:44 UTC

Not only did the PlayStation 4 outsell the Xbox One in its first weekend by about 100000 units in the UK, it completely obliterated the Wii U.

The numbers are even bleaker for Nintendo - its year of Wii U sales have now been trounced in a weekend by both next-gen machines. More people bought a PS4 and a copy of Knack over the weekend than bought a Wii U at any point over the past year and new release Super Mario 3D World.

If not even a Mario game can save a Nintendo console, you know something's up. People, Nintendo is in deep, deep trouble.

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RE: Twin Peaks
by bnolsen on Tue 3rd Dec 2013 04:41 UTC in reply to "Twin Peaks"
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even with not great numbers the gamecube was still profitable. that was a well designed and balanced console. Nintendo seems to have serious problems with 3rd party developers.

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