Nintendo has announced that global software sales for its Wii and Nintendo DS platforms reached 204 million and 197 million units respectively worldwide in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2009.

Particular highlights for the year:

Nintendo DS

Pokemon Platinum - 3.75 million

Kirby Super Star Ultra - 2.36 million

Brain Training 1 & 2 combined - 7.31 million (31.12 million lifetime)


Wii Fit - 16.37 million (18.22 lifetime)

Mario Kart - 15.4 million

Animal Crossing: City Folk/Let's Go to the City - 3.38 million

Wii Music - 2.65 million

Nintendo notes that these titles contributed to a rise in console software in this fiscal year, with the number of million-seller titles life-to-date (including third-party publishers) having increased from 26 last year to 54.

For the current fiscal year, which began April 1, 2009, Nintendo projects software sales of 220 million on Wii and 180 million on Nintendo DS.