Nintendo has spoken with investors about the launch of Animal Crossing: New Leaf in the US. The game has been a huge success by setting a digital sales record in the eShop and increased 3DS sales by 4 times when compared to the previous week.
"Nintendo saying Animal Crossing boosted US 3DS sales by 4x versus prior week and set digital sales record in eShop," Tweeted David Gibson.
Animal Crossing: New Leaf launched on June 9 in the US. The 3DS has been averaging 40,000 units sold a week in the US, according to VGChartz. That would put sales over 160,000 units for the week.