30.2 mln Wiis by year-end 2008
The global installed base for the Nintendo Wii will rise to 30.2 mln units in 2008, up from 18 mln in 2007. This will put the Wii ahead of the Xbox 360’s total of 25.7 mln units in 2008, iSuppli says. The installed base for the Nintendo Wii will grow to 37.7 mln units by 2011, rising at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 20.3% from 2007. In 2011, the installed base of the PlayStation 3 will exceed that of the Wii, iSuppli predicts. The PlayStation 3 will reach an installed base of 38.4 mln units in 2011, rising at a CAGR of 39% from 10.3 mln in 2007. The Xbox 360 by 2011 will grow to 32.3 mln installed base units, rising at a CAGR of 15.4% from 18.2 mln in 2007.