Nintendo Says 3DS U.S. Debut Has ’Great’ Start, Citing NPD

Bloomberg writes: "Nintendo Co., the world’s biggest maker of video-game consoles, said it sold almost 440,000 units of the 3DS handheld game player during its first week of U.S. sales in late March. Combined with three older models, Nintendo sold 860,000 DS units in March, Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime said, citing figures from industry tracker NPD Group Inc. A year ago, Nintendo sold 701,000 DS handhelds."

"The 3DS player sold about 801,000 units in the first month following its debut in Japan on Feb. 26, according to Tokyo- based researcher Enterbrain Inc."

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eagle212798d ago (Edited 2798d ago )

Very awesome! Hmmmm, 801,000 3DS's sold in japan the first month makes me wanna slap whoever trolls 3DS sales in That's excellent Nintendo! :)

gameguidedog2798d ago

Good stuff always sells... nintendo=good stuff