Nintendo: Sales For Third Party Titles Wane Whilst First Party Soar!


Whilst sales of in-house software for Nintendo consoles continue to rise, sales for third party publishers and developers decrease.

Recent figures from NPD show that an incredible 63% of Wii and 79% of Ds games that were sold during April 2007 were developed in-house by Nintendo, leaving a substantial amount of third party developers itching for a piece of the sales pie.



  1. This is interesting news. Your site has given me ammo for our Wii vs. PS3 debate that we are finishing up at F versus F.

    Nintendo games are killer; let’s hope some other developers step up to the plate and use their imaginations to exploit all the cool stuff the Wii can do.

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