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Nintendo Wii U sees 685% sales increase thanks to Zelda: Wind Waker

Wii U sales skyrocket by 685-percent in the UK thanks to Zelda: Wind Waker HD release
By: Charles Gantt | Gaming Consoles News | Posted: Oct 11, 2013 5:40 pm
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Sales of Nintendo's Wii U saw a drastic boost after The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker was released. A new report from Nintendo Life says that the company saw an increase in hardware sales of more than 685% in the UK alone. This proves Nintendo's longtime stance that games sell hardware and not vice versa.

 

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UK head of marketing for Nintendo, James Honeywell said: "We have long believed that software sells hardware and it's great to see that reaffirmed this week with an uplift of Wii U hardware sales to coincide with the launch of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD."

NEWS SOURCES:Nintendolife.com

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