Ten fun facts about Wii Sports


Fact 1
The game was first released in North America along with the Wii on November 19, 2006, and was released in Japan, Australia, and Europe the following month.

Fact 2
The game is a collection of five sports simulations, designed to demonstrate the motion-sensing capabilities of the Wii Remote to new players.

Fact 3
The five sports included are tennis, baseball, bowling, golf, and boxing.


Fact 4
The game has become a popular means for social gatherings and competitions among players of varying ages.

Fact 5
Players use the Wii Remote to mimic actions performed in real life sports, such as swinging a tennis racket.

Fact 6
Overall, Wii Sports has been well received by critics and received awards from the gaming press and entertainment community.

Fact 7
It is the best-selling video game of all time as of April 2013, having outsold the previous best-seller, Super Mario Bros., also published by Nintendo.

Fact 8
The game also features training and fitness modes that monitor players' progress in the sports.

Fact 9
As of March 31, 2013, 81.99 million copies of the game had been sold worldwide.

Fact 10
Wii Sports has been featured on television in Wii commercials, news reports, and other programming.


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is a sports game developed and published by Nintendo as a launch title for the Wii video game console

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