Nintendo DS Actually Outsold 3DS During March, Pokemon to Blame?

Nintendo had a great month in March. Its Pokemon Black and White titles dominated the charts, and the Nintendo DS was the top selling games platform for the March NPD period... wait, what? Yes, the old, venerable DS handheld sold more units in March than the shiny, new 3DS. NPD's Anita Frazier said, "The best-selling hardware platform for the month was indeed the Nintendo DS despite the launch of the 3DS at the end of the month."

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plb2802d ago

I don't know. If Nintendo had a solid launch lineup I think it would have done much better.

Jio2802d ago (Edited 2802d ago )

Most people I know are waiting for Starfox and Zelda. I already have mine, but Street Fighter gets boring really fast.

VampiricDragon_2802d ago

actually its not nuts. Its comparing apples to oranges.

this is the first launch in about 15 years to happen not during a holiday.........

The 3ds sold damn well.

Rhezin2802d ago

pokemon...never really saw the point. Some friends of mine love the damn franchise but I think it's completely retarded.