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GameCube Launch Quantities Announced

by Jonathan Metts - July 30, 2001, 5:28 pm PDT
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Nintendo shells out the big numbers for North America. Plus: Japanese launch colors confirmed.

As originally reported by Nikkei News, then revealed to us by the Mips36 Nintendo GameCube News Page, and finally clarified by GameSpot VG (whew!), here are new GameCube launch details:

- The Japanese launch will consist of 500,000 units, all purple.


- Further colors will be available at a later time in Japan.


- Nintendo will ship 900,000 total units in Japan by the end of 2001.


- The North American launch will have 1.1 million units available!


- Nothing else has been announced in regard to color availability in North America.


- Nintendo plans to ship a total of four million GameCubes worldwide by March 2002.

Thanks to our sources for this great info!

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