3DS launches in Japan: handheld sells out, already hacked

Tagged: Nintendo 3DS, Gaming
Source: Ars Technica - Read the full article
Posted: 5 years 34 weeks ago

"Dedicated portable gaming devices may have some stiff competition these days, but that hasn't stopped Nintendo from launching the 3DS in Japan. With less than half a million units for sale and a somewhat paltry launch line-up, how did the handheld fare? Quite well, actually.

Initial reports from Japanese business publication Nikkei (translated by Andriasang), claimed that Nintendo's handheld sold out its entire initial run of 400,000 3DS units in its first two days of availability. But it looks like the real numbers are slightly lower, though still impressive. Gaming magazine Famitsu (translated by Kotaku) is reporting that the device sold 371,326 units over the weekend. So there still may be a few units kicking around for those who didn't camp out over the weekend..."



falmatrix2r's picture
Joined: 09/26/2010
Posts: 574

lets see how it goes in the rest of the world

I have a gaming PC and all gaming consoles and it definately doens't get you laid!
My youtube channel: http://www.youtube.com/falmatrix2r
TS3 server: ts3.ojoc.org:51432