franksteinWiiU Wii U sales boost following Xbox One reveal

Not everyone was disappointed by last week’s reveal of the Xbox One. Not only did Sony’s Stock rise around 9% after Microsoft’s presentation, but even Nintendo’s fledgling Wii U system received a boost in sales. Amazon.com UK experienced a dramatic sales increase on their movers and shakers list, bumping the Wii U Deluxe from a #243 sales ranking to #50.

The list gauges hourly increases in sales and may not be the best barometer in the grand scheme of things. But if you’ve been following the Wii U’s recent track record, Nintendo needs all the good news it can get. One thing’s for sure, these console wars are just getting started. Stay tuned.

Sales spike Wii U sales boost following Xbox One reveal