A key new software release along with a hardware price cut has helped Nintendo more than double its Wii U sales in a single week, a new report suggests.
Hardware sales were up by about 125 per cent in the week ended March 23, according to industry publication MCV.
Improvements to both Wii U software and hardware end a poor spell for Nintendo, with hardware sales stagnating and few titles released across February and March.
One retailer recently started selling the basic model for £190 in a bid to shift stock.
The new Nintendo console is still selling less units per week than the PS3 and Xbox 360.