Tue, Aug 16, 2011 | 09:04 BST
Report: 3DS price cut shifts 215,000 units in Japan in one week
Nintendo’s handheld has enjoyed its highest domestic weekly sales since launch following the recent price cut.
Enterbrain has reported, via Japanese specialist-press site Famitsu, that the 3DS enjoyed its second most successful week of sales in Japan – shifting 215,000 units – after the price of the handheld was slashed from ¥25,000 to ¥15,000.
Only during the console’s launch week did it sell more units – 371,326.
The 3DS has now sold over 1.5 million units in its home territory.