U.S. Nintendo DS sales hit 6 million

nintendodsNintendo proudly announced they’ve sold over 6 million Nintendo DS portable game systems in the United States.

George Harrison, senior vice president of marketing for Nintendo of America, said, "There’s no letup in sight. Nintendo DS appeals strongly to both core and casual gamers, and its momentum is set to propel us into 2008."

In addition, Nintendo mentioned the DS snatched the all-time U.S. Thanksgiving week sales record with 650,000 units sold. The record was previously held by the Game Boy Advance back in 2005 with 600,000 systems sold.

Lastly, the Big N revealed that in combined sales, New Super Mario Bros., Mario Kart DS, Pokémon Diamond and Super Mario 64 DS sold over 2 million copies in the U.S.


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