Sales for Nintendo Co.’s Wii U hardware spiked in Japan following the release of a new bundle configuration that includes New Super Mario Bros. U and Wii Fit U.
Media Create Co. this month reported that the Wii U sold 38,802 units between Oct. 28 and Nov. 3 to rank at No. 2 in overall sales.
It sold 2,598 units the week prior.
In addition, Wii Party U ranked No. 6 upon release to sell 37,371 units for the week.
The company Oct. 31 released the 32GB Deluxe Set Bundle with New Super Mario Bros. U, Wii Party U, Wii Karaoke Download Code, and Wii Remote Plus at 32,800 yen ($331) and the 32GB Deluxe Set Bundle New Super Mario Bros. U, Wii Fit U, Wii Karaoke Download Code, and Wii Remote Plus at 34,800 yen ($351).
The Wii sold 477 units in the same period.
Nintendo sold 460,000 Wii U units between Mar. and Sept. 2013. It has sold 3.91 million units worldwide to date.
Wii U software sales totaled 19.71 million to date.
The company maintains a forecast of nine million Wii U hardware units sold by fiscal Mar. 2014.
Nintendo in Nov. began sale of the Wii U Deluxe Set with New Super Mario Bros. U and New Super Luigi U at $299.99.