Nintendo DS surpasses 50 million unit sales across North America

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Nintendo of America have confirmed that the Nintendo DS has reached another milestone.

Still remaining to be the best-selling system in the country’s history, according to NPD Group the handheld has now achieved lifetime sales that have surpassed 50 million units.

“The Nintendo DS forever changed the gaming landscape, and the fact that consumers continue to embrace the platform is a testament to its value and mass appeal,” commented Scott Moffitt, Nintendo of America’s executive vice president of Sales & Marketing.

“Our hand-held story continues with the Nintendo 3DS system, which just had its second consecutive month of growth and enters its first holiday season with a monster lineup of games, including Super Mario 3D Land and Mario Kart 7.”

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