Thu, Jul 12, 2012 | 22:21 BST
3DS has sold 5 million units in the US
Nintendo has announced ahead of the NPDs Nintendo 3DS has now sold 5 million units in the United States.
Other Nintendo milestones achieved in June include:
- The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D became the third Nintendo 3DS title to sell more than 1 million units, joining Super Mario 3D Land (2.1 million units sold life to date) and Mario Kart 7 (1.75 million units sold life to date).
- For the month, two of the top five and nine of the top 25 best-selling software SKUs play on Nintendo platforms.
- For the second month in a row, Nintendo held a 75 percent market share for portable hardware in the United States.
- Nintendo sold more than 400,000 total hardware units in June and saw double-digit growth across each of its product lines compared to May. This includes more than 155,000 Nintendo 3DS systems, more than 150,000 units of the Nintendo DS family of systems and nearly 95,000 Wii consoles.
We’ll have more on the June NPDs as more information is released.