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Nintendo 3DS racks up 400, 000 US sales in opening week, takes punches at the month-long total for DS sales

Nintendo have impressive numbers for March

| Gaming News | Posted: Apr 15, 2011 9:56 am

Nintendo is pumping out some serious numbers with their new handheld, the Nintendo 3DS - selling 400, 000 3DS units in the last week of March alone. Impressive stuff. It launched on March 27 so really just a standard working week worth of sales.

 

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On the flipside, Nintendo sold 460, 000 Nintendo DS units for the entire month of March - these sales were boosted with some decent game launches for the platform in the form of two new Pokemon games which combined sold 2.5 million copies. Nintendo were also proud of their Wii sale numbers with 290, 000 Wii units pushed out to customers resulting in a total of 1.1 million units of Nintendo hardware sold for the month.

 

NEWS SOURCES:Content.usatoday.com

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