Nintendo Co.’s Nintendo 3DS ranked in the top three sales at Toys R Us Inc.’s online division due to steady demand of the handheld post price cut.
This week, the Nintendo 3DS Aqua Blue SKU ranked as the No. 1 best-selling product at Toysrus.com.
The Cosmic Black SKU ranked No. 3 in the same period.
Amazon.com Inc. this week discounted select Nintendo 3DS titles to under $20, including Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D, Dead or Alive: Dimensions, Nintendogs + Cats, and BlazBlue Continuum Shift II.
It will launch concurrently with the title Star Fox 64 3D.
Nintendo in July began offering streaming functionality by Netflix Inc. and a short-form video service to view 3D movie trailers, comedy clips and music videos will be enabled in the future.
The company in July released a new system update for the Nintendo 3DS.
Nintendo released Nintendo 3DS handheld launched with 18 software titles Mar. 27.
Nintendo in Apr. said the Nintendo 3DS sold 3.61 million by end of the fiscal Mar., below the company’s four million unit projection.
The Nintendo 3DS includes two screens, a 3D Depth Slider, a Circle Pad, and a 2GB SD Card.
Functionality includes StreetPass to exchange game data between owners who pass one another.
Additionally, the hardware includes the Nintendo 3DS Camera software, Mii Maker, and the Nintendo eShop to download new software.
The Nintendo 3DS includes 3-D display technology that does not require the use of special glasses.
In addition, the 3DS is backwards compatible with Nintendo DS and DSi games.