3DS sells over 370K during first two days in Japan

Big sales coming out of Japan for the new handheld.

The Nintendo 3DS has come out of the gate strong over in Japan. The new handheld with 3D that does not require the use of glasses has sold over 371,326 total units in just its first two days of release.

Nintendo only shipped out 400,000 units to retailers in the country, meaning that the supply is almost dry and could run out soon.

As far as launch titles sold, Level-5’s Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask led the pack with a grand total of 117,598 units ending up in the hands of 3DS owners.

The reason behind the first two days of sales being tracked as opposed to the first week has to do with the fact that Enterbain, the company that released the figures, ends its monitoring period each week on Sunday. The 3DS launched in Japan this past Saturday.

The newest Nintendo handheld will be coming to North America on March 27.



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Mike has been playing games for over two decades. His earliest memories are of shooting ducks and stomping goombas on NES, and over the years, the hobby became one of his biggest passions. Mike has worked with GamerNode as a writer and editor since 2009, giving you news, reviews, previews, a voice on the VS Node Podcast, and much more.

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