Thanksgiving Console Rush: Nintendo Sells 500K Wiis, 1 Million DS/DSIs; Sony Sells 440K PS3s

Posted Dec 1, 2009

Sony and Nintendo have both released the numbers of their console sales over the Thanksgiving weekend and they are big! The Sony PlayStation 3 sold 440,000 units in the U.S. for the week ending November 29th. Nintendo announced that they sold over 1 million DS and DSi handheld console units. And the Nintendo Wii sold over 500,000 units for the week ending November 28th. Microsoft’s statement was that they sold twice as many 360 consoles during Thanksgiving week compared to the week before.