Ever since Wii fit made its way in Japan it has been selling all across the globe like hot cakes. First came Japan and then it made a tremendous buzz across the whole Europe. After all it’s a creation from a mastermind brainchild Shigeru Miyamoto truly deserving the tag: “father of video games”.

Some of the reasons that make Wii fit the best gaming console of all times is the capability of the Wii balance board to shed the extra weight of the body. Wii fitness age and graphical analysis along with BMI (Body Mass Index) makes Wii fit truly an amazing exercising and gaming tool. Now let’s move on to the amazing facts and figures part. Take a look.

Starting with Wii Fit witnessed a tremendous acceptance ratio in Japan and within the days of its launch this exercise-centric peripheral was all over the place. In Europe Dixons.co.uk said that it sold a Wii Fit every four seconds when it was launched and Amazon.co.uk said that they sold out the whole Wii fit stock within 24 hours. Around 2 million units have been sold in Japan since the December launch and not to forget the whopping businesses in UK and US too.

And now we know that the demand is unprecedented due to which the stock in supply fells short. Consumers are struggling to find a copy of Wii fit. According to the NPD sales tracking group, “Wii Fit” sold more than 369,600 copies in the U.S. in July. I must say undoubtedly the luckiest of the lot (Nintendo wii fit seekers)


“The demand is unprecedented due to which the stock in supply fells short” – yes this is the fact about the hottest gaming plus exercising tool namely “Nintendo Wii Fit“. Consumers continue to struggle to find a copy of Wii fit.

This is what an extract from what the Nintendo spokesperson has to say:

“Nintendo had a substantial supply nationwide for launch, though some stores saw spot shortages due to unprecedented demand for this unique product. The consumer response to ‘Wii Fit’ at launch was historically exceptional when compared with peripheral-based video game products. We are providing retailers with a constant supply of ‘Wii Fit,’ so you should see a regular supply of ‘Wii Fit’ on store shelves as we move through the summer and into the holidays.”

According to the NPD sales tracking group, “Wii Fit” sold more than 369,600 copies in the U.S. in July. I must say they were the luckiest of the lot (Nintendo wii fit seekers)

Nintendo Wii Fit is by far the best simulataneous gaming with exercising tool and this video will make you what it is all about really! Take a look at this amazing video. Here it comes…..Vroom….

Ever though playing videogames without using much of your hands but hey moving your whole body- I mean playing a video game along with physical exercise. Yeah it’s quite possible and guess what it’s once again Nintendo that has brought this innovative feature with Nintendo Wii Fit. Wii Fit is a video game developed by Nintendo specially for the Nintendo Wii console. And what’s more Wii Fit and the Wii Balance Board will surely help you turning your living room into a fitness centre for the whole family indeed!

The Wii Balance Board resembles similar to your run-of-the-mill scales found in the bathrooms of many homes. It’s a simple, white rectangle that gauges the force being applied to it. It knows when you shift your weight on it because of this pressure sensitivity and does so with pinpoint accuracy. The software can then calculate the user’s body mass index when told of his or her height.

Wii Fit includes roughly more than 40 types of training activities designed to appeal and make active to all the members of a household. Training falls into four fitness categories:

  • Aerobic Exercise: 10-minute exercises that are designed to get the heart pumping.
  • Muscle Conditioning: Controlled motions using arms, legs and other body parts.
  • Yoga Poses: Classic poses that focus on balance and stretching as also Deep Breathing, Half-Moon, Warrior, Tree, Sun Salutation and many more infact.
  • Balance Games: Fun activities, such as ski jumping and heading footballs, that challenge the player’s overall body balance.

Also the Wii Fit Age is measured by factoring the user’s BMI reading, testing the user’s centre of gravity and conducting quick balance tests. Such is a power of innovation of this behemoth indeed!