"The top selling 8th generation console, the 3DS, has hit a new milestone. The handheld has now sold more than 45 million units worldwide as of September 27.
The biggest market for the 3DS is in Japan where it has sold 16.31 million units. Nearly a third of the sales came in the US where 12.86 million units have been sold. Sales are similar in Europe with 11.94 million units sold.
Pokémon X/Y is the top selling game for the 3DS with 11.86 million units sold. It took the game exactly a year to reach that milestone. The second bestselling game is Mario Kart 7 with 9.83 million units sold, followed by Super Mario 3D Land with sales of 9.61 million units. Both of those game are on pace to top 10 million sold by the end of the year."