18 million DS handhelds also sold.
Japanese publisher Enterbrain is reporting that more than three million Nintendo Wii consoles have been sold in Japan.
The Wii was launched in Japan on December 2, 2006. Sales of the PlayStation 3, launched in Japan on November 11, 2006, only recently passed the one million mark. The Wii retails for 25,000 Yen, or about half the price of the basic PS3 model.