Just Dance 2 is the #1 third-party seller on Wii

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JC Fletcher
July 15th, 2011
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Just Dance 2 is the #1 third-party seller on Wii
The Wii is typically not the best place for non-Nintendo games, but one has managed to come out ahead, with its publisher announcing that it's now the best-selling third-party game on Wii. It's not No More Heroes, or Boom Blox, or even Billy the Wizard.

...okay, we all know what it is: Just Dance 2. Ubisoft announced that it was not only the best-selling third-party Wii game of June, according to NPD records, but also the best-selling third party Wii game in the US since its October debut (not that there's been much competition since October 2010). And it's the best-selling third-party Wii game in the US, ever.

The franchise (including both Just Dance games and Just Dance Kids) has shipped over 14 million copies worldwide. Ubisoft is celebrating the success by bundling all the Just Dance 2 DLC as a standalone game, Just Dance 2 Summer Party, coming out on July 19.
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Today, Ubisoft is pleased to share with you that Just Dance 2, America's best-selling dance video game continues to break sales records as the no. 1 best-selling third-party Nintendo Wii game ever. For the month of June, NPD reported today that it remains the no. 1 third-party Wii title and it has been in the top spot since its October 2010 release. To date, the Just Dance franchise, which includes Just Dance, Just Dance 2 and Just Dance Kids has sold-in 14 million units worldwide.

On Tuesday, July 19, 2011 Ubisoft will release a new game in the Just Dance franchise called Just Dance Summer Party. A collection of more than 20 new dance tracks featuring the coolest hits of today and years past, Just Dance Summer Party will be available for the Nintendo Wii at the MSRP of $29.99.

Laurent Detoc, president of Ubisoft North America, stated: "Ubisoft is incredibly proud of the monumental success Just Dance 2 has had the past nine months. The game's outstanding performance solidifies the Just Dance brand as a pop culture phenomenon. We're excited to bring fans that are eagerly awaiting the release of Just Dance 3 in October a new selection of dance tracks to play with Just Dance Summer Party."
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