Wii Sports Resort, Wii Fit Plus and New Super Mario Bros. Wii. will certainly be one of the best-selling games this year. However, Nintendo has bigger plans for their big three money-makers. The video game pioneer is expected to sell at least 10 million copies of Wii Sports Resort, Wii Fit Plus and New Super Mario Bros. Wii each when it is all said and done.
This milestone is rarely reached for a video game. However, Nintendo has more experience than any other publisher and developer in regards to reaching the double digit million copies sold milestone for a single game. Let’s take a look at the prospects of Wii Sports Resort, Wii Fit Plus and New Super Mario Bros. Wii at least selling 10 million copies each.
Wii Sports Resort
The original Wii Sport is the best-selling video game of all time with nearly 50 million copies sold. Although it was bundled with the Nintendo Wii in most countries, many consumers were buying the system just for the popular game. In fact, the Nintendo Wii became the fastest-selling video game system ever thanks to Wii Sports.
Wii Sports Resort is the sequel to Wii Sports and should easily surpass the 10 million copies sold milestone. Even without the brand name, the sequel comes pack-in with the Wii MotionPlus, which will be an essential accessory in the future for the Nintendo Wii. Out of the three titles, Wii Sports Resort will end up selling the most.
Wii Fit Plus
The original Wii Fit might end up being the best-selling, non-bundled video game system ever. This is highly impressive considering that the game came bundled with the Wii Balance Board, which bumps up the price to $89.99. It looks over 20 million consumers don’t mind the high price tag so far, however.
Half of those who brought the first game will need to return for the sequel in order for Wii Fit Plus to sell 10 million copies. Requiring a Wii Balance Board also hinders the sales of the upcoming Nintendo Wii game. The price tag is going to be vital as to whether or not Wii Fit Plus reaches the 10 million copies sold milestone.
New Super Mario Bros. Wii
With only a few exceptions, almost ever main Mario games have sold at least 10 million copies. This includes all the 2D Mario titles as well. New Super Mario Bros. Wii is the first 2D home console game in the series since Super Mario World. Not to mention that it also includes 4-player co-operative play as well. Blending the line between the causal and hardcore audience of the Nintendo Wii, New Super Mario Bros. Wii should be able to sell at least 10 million copies when it is all said and done.