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Nintendo: 3DS likely to outperform DS's first-year sales in US

Joystiq - Apparently 3DS sales aren't so bad. Or, more accurately, 3DS sales are not great, but DS sales were also pretty bad at first. It's all relative. The company said today that the 3DS is "poised" to sell more 3DS systems in its first year than the DS did. The 3DS system is over 1.65 million units sold in the US, and the DS sold 2.37 million in its first year, "with approximately 50 percent of those sales occurring in the holiday time frame."


Check out these new special edition Nintendo 3DS XL systems

Check out the newly-announced NES Nintendo 3DS XL, Persona Q Nintendo 3DS XL and Super Smash Bros. Nintendo 3DS XL systems.

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1Victor3511d ago

Wow The NES Looks Tear Jerking.Also The Article Failed To Mention Its Gamestop Exclusive Other Than That Nice Article


Nintendo Selling Refurbished 3DS and DSi XL Consoles Below GameStop Pricing

HotHardware: Generally you don't bite the hand the feeds you, but apparently Nintendo doesn't feel GameStop provides all that much financial sustenance, hence the console maker isn't thinking twice about competing against the new and used games retailer with lower priced refurbished consoles. That's right, Nintendo is now selling refurbished 3DS and DSi XL game consoles in the U.S., and at prices that are lower than GameStop.

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fatstarr4009d ago

how about never buy refurbished anything,

its not even that much of a sale


3DS has sold over 5 million in US to date

Joystiq - The 3DS has surpassed five million units sold in the United States, Nintendo announced today. Contributing to that new milestone: over 155,000 3DS systems were sold in the US in the month of June, according to NPD data cited by Nintendo.