Sales for Nintendo Co.’s Wii U hardware spiked in Japan in the latest sales data for the region.
Media Create Co. this month reported that the Wii U sold 46,773 units between Dec. 2 and Dec. 8 to rank at No. 2 in overall sales.
It sold 27,325 units the week prior.
Super Mario 3D World ranked at the No. 7 sales rank for the week selling 43,844 units for the week. The title has sold 183,245 copies since launch.
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 588 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.