Super Street Fighter IV 3DS sells 1m units worldwide

By Stace Harman, Tuesday, 12 April 2011 09:36 GMT

Ryu, Ken and co. land a thumping victory to become the first past the 1 million units post for Nintendo’s new handheld.

If you’d wagered that SSFIV would become the first 3DS title to sell 1 million units, you’d be absolutely right. Give yourself a pat on the back.

Capcom’s latest iteration of its long-running Street Fighter series is currently sitting pretty with a respectable Metacritic score of 85, and it appears that any concerns the title would have to be over-simplified to fit on to Nintendo’s new hardware have been largely unfounded.

A Capcom press release trumpeting the joyous news stated:

“In capturing both new fans and longtime fans of the series, we were able to reach the one million unit mark for this title.”

If you’re wondering how this 1 million figure contributes to the sales of the Street Fighter series as a whole, the press release has the answer for you: “As of April 12 2011, the series as a whole has shipped over 31 million units on home consoles worldwide.”

Thanks, Go Nintendo.

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