Sales for Nintendo Co.’s Wii U hardware fell in Japan following a spike in demand with the release of new bundle configurations that included New Super Mario Bros. U and Wii Fit U.
Media Create Co. this month reported that the Wii U sold 17,737 units between Nov. 4 and Nov. 10 to rank at No. 3 in overall sales.
It sold 38,802 units the week prior.
The hardware ranked one title in the top 15, Wii Party U at No. 11.
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.