NSMBWii finally outsells MW2 four months late.

#1 Edited by Willy105 (4691 posts) -
 Go me?
 
According to CNBC

 
1. New Super Mario Bros. Wii (14.7 million worldwide)
2. Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (14 million worldwide)
3. Battlefield: Bad Company 2
4. Final Fantasy XIII (5.5 million worldwide)
5. Wii Fit Plus
6. God Of War III
7. Pokemon SoulSilver Version (8.4 million combined worldwide)
8. Wii Sports Resort
9. Mass Effect 2 (1.6 million worldwide)
10. Pokemon HeartGold Version (8.4 million combined worldwide) 
 
As some of you might painfully or gloriously remember, Reggie and GTTV started a bet of which game, NSMBWii or MW2 would sell the most by the February NPD results, and of course, we all joined in. But of course, Reggie lost the bet, due to the 360 version of MW2 breaking worldwide records. But, even though he lost the bet, NSMBWii still won in the end, as everybody in the world predicted.  
 
Is Reggie vindicated? Nope. But he still came out happier in the end. That (genius) swine.
#2 Posted by Hamz (6846 posts) -

Given the fact MW2 is multiplatform I think the fact an exclusive title outsold it speaks volumes to the success of that particular game and platform it's on. Credit has to be given where it's due and Nintendo deserve it for sure.
 
Now I'm waiting for the inevitable "New Super Modern Warfare Brothers In Arms, Weeeeeee!" title for all known platforms. Can you imagine the brutality?

#3 Posted by Jason_E_Sigler (122 posts) -

This will likely now be a slide in their E3 presser.

#4 Posted by Tebbit (4485 posts) -

Who could say no to that face? 
 

I wuv you 
#5 Posted by Jimbo (9984 posts) -

There's no way ME2 has only sold 1.6 million worldwide.  Let's have a competition to decide.

#6 Posted by AjayRaz (12476 posts) -
@Tebbit: d'awwwwwwww
#7 Posted by Tirrandir (217 posts) -

IIRC, that 1.6 million for ME2 is through March and 360 only. We're almost two months past it, and I imagine plenty of people (myself included) bought it on PC.

#8 Posted by HandsomeDead (11863 posts) -

No, he didn't win, he's not vindicated nor is he a genius. It seems pretty obvious why that's still selling and MW2 is petering out but whatever makes you smug inside.

#9 Posted by Whisperkill (2969 posts) -

NSMBW is pretty dumb... just my opinion

#10 Posted by Willy105 (4691 posts) -
@Whisperkill said:
" NSMBW is pretty dumb... just my opinion "
Well, it's simplicity helped it a lot in getting people to play the game.
#11 Posted by Godzilla_Sushi (1084 posts) -

Hopefully Mario Galaxy 2 can get in on some of that action! The more people playing that game, the better.

#12 Posted by Gamer_152 (14109 posts) -

Yay, everybody wins!

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#13 Posted by Claude (16254 posts) -

I bought neither.

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