Nintendo 3DS Japanese launch sold out, achieves sales of 370,000 units

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Having launched last Friday across Japan, the Nintendo 3DS has certainly seen its fair share of demand with the initial shipment of 400,000 units reportedly selling out.

Enterbrain, a Japanese publisher who look after popular gaming magazine Famitsu, have further stated that the system achieved sales of 371,326 units over Saturday and Sunday, with retailers taking pre-orders from consumers for the next shipment.

Nintendo currently expects to supply Japan with a total of 1.5 million systems by March 31st, with a further shipment of 4 million heading worldwide. Let’s hope there is enough to satisfy demand!


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