Nintendo sold 308,570 Wii U units over the console's opening two days in Japan, according to Enterbrain data
. That places the new console 17 percent behind its predecessor, the Wii shifting 371,936 units
in its first two days on sale. On the other hand, the Wii U sits comfortably ahead of corresponding launch figures for Xbox 360 (62,135
) and PS3 (88,400
Leading the console's software charts was New Super Mario Bros. U
, the platformer selling 170,563 units across the launch weekend. Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate
and Nintendo Land
clocked in at second and third, racking up figures of 110,159 and 78,461 respectively.