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Family Ski tops one million worldwide

North America accounts for more than half of sales for Bandai Namco skiing title.


Bandai Namco announced today that its Wii skiing game Family Ski has, as of December 13, crossed the million mark in worldwide sales.

An entry in the company's revival of its Famicom-era "Family" series of titles, Family Ski promises players the chance at experiencing direct ski control by using the Wiimote and Nunchuck controllers as ski poles. The game, and its sequel Family Ski World Ski & Snowboard, also include support for Nintendo's Balance Wii Board peripheral.

Shown above, Family Ski's sequel, Family Ski World Ski & Snowboard. Released domestically on November 13, the sequel is scheduled for international release early next year.

Family Ski hit Japan first on January 31, with the North American release following in May and the European release in June. Of the million sales, North America accounts for 560,000, with Europe following at 330,000. Domestically, the game has sold 130,000 units.

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