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Report: Wii U sold 70,000 units in the US in June


NPD recently revealed their sales data for the month of June in North America, but as usual, no hard numbers were released. The report only revealed a list of the best selling consoles and games, with the PlayStation 4 topping the charts in both groups.

Nintendo themselves didn’t reveal any June sales numbers either. They only released a brief statement saying that Wii U sales were 20% higher compared to to June of last year.

But according to a NeoGAF member (thread link), who has a decent track record when it comes to leaking NPD data, the Wii U sold about 70,000 units last month in the US.

While 70,000 might not be a lot compared to what the PS4 is selling, the Wii U is doing better compared to the month of May, where it reportedly sold just 43,000 units.

The increase in sales is likely due to Splatoon, which has been a big hit on the Wii U, selling over a million copies in less than a month.

Worldwide Wii U sales are at 10 million units, as of April 2015.

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