The Nintendo DS launched in the UK over the weekend selling 87,000 units in two days making it the best 2-day launch of any platform ever (in the UK). The previous record was held by the the GameCube at 69,000 units with the GBA's 2-day launch at 67,000. The DS launched with 16 titles, 12 of which made it into the Top 40. The most popular games were Super Mario 64 DS
, Wario Ware Touched!
, and Rayman DS
. Hopefully, this will mean good things for the DS. I'm still waiting for Metroid Prime: Hunters
in August! For more information about the UK launch, go here
. On a side note, Nintendo also claimed the best Australian launch ever
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