Nintendo 3DS Best Selling Platform Four Months in a Row
NINTENDO 3DS best selling platform title holds strong with an impressive lineup of popular titles which has kept the 3DS at the top of the best-selling list for four consecutive months. More than 6.47 million units of the platform have been sold in 2013 so far, an increase of almost 30 percent compared to the same time frame last year. With some big name titles such as Mario & Luigi: Dream Team, Animal Crossing: New Leaf and Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon it is no surprise that only nine Nintendo 3DS titles have sold over 3 million combined physical and digital units. These nine Nintendo 3DS best selling titles include:
|Title||Launch Date||2013 Sales||Lifetime Sales|
|Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon||3/24/13||863,000 units|
|Animal Crossing: New Leaf||6/9/13||739,000 units|
|New Super Mario Bros.™ 2||8/19/12||406,000 units||1.85 million units|
|Fire Emblem Awakening||2/4/13||390,000 units|
|Mario Kart™ 7||12/4/11||352,000 units||2.84 million units|
|Pokémon™ Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity||3/24/13||298,000 units|
|Donkey Kong Country™ Returns 3D||5/24/13||268,000 units|
|Super Mario 3D Land™||11/13/11||265,000 units||2.86 million units|
|LEGO® City Undercover: The Chase Begins||4/21/13||264,000 units|
THIS FALL Nintendo 3DS fans will have even more to look forward to. The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds and Mario Party: Island Tour will be released November 22nd. While Pokémon X and Pokémon Y are set to launch next month on October 12th, along with the new Nintendo 2DS.The Nintendo 2DS is an entry level portable game system which plays all Nintendo 3DS and DS games in 2D- the suggested retail price is $129.99.
THE WII U has some exciting new releases coming this fall as well. The Wonderful 101 (Sept 15), The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Walker HD (Physical: Oct 4, Digital Sept 20), Wii Party U (Oct 25), Super Mario 3D World (Nov. 22), Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (Dec 6) and the Wii Fit U (Holiday). Nintendo will also release a limited-edition bundle for the Wii U. The Wii U bundle features The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD at the Wii U Deluxe price of $299.99.