Nintendo Co. this week said it sold more than 425,000 units of the Wii U hardware in Nov.
The company said the figures accounted for only eight days worth of sales in captured data by NPD Group Inc.
Meanwhile, the Wii console sold 420,000 units in Nov. It has sold 40 million units in the U.S. to date.
The Wii U launched Nov. 18 in the U.S.
The Basic Set includes the Wii U console and the Wii U GamePad in White, 8GB storage, AC adapters, HDMI cable and Wii U sensor bar at $299.99.
The Deluxe Set includes the Wii U console and Wii U GamePad in Black, 32GB storage, GamePad Charging Cradle, Stands for the GamePad and Console, AC adapters, HDMI cable, and Nintendo Land at $349.99.
The Wii U is backwards compatible with most Wii games and accessories, including the Wii Remote, Nunchuck, and Wii Balance Board.