Sales for Nintendo Co.’s Nintendo 3DS increased 10 percent in Sept. in the U.S. market in month-to-month figures.
The company this week said the Nintendo 3DS sold more than 260,000 units in Sept., a 10 percent increase from the month prior.
In addition, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D became the first 3DS titles to pass 500,000 unit sales in the U.S.
Finally, the Nintendo DS family sold a cumulative 145,000 units for the month.
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.
This Nov., a new system update will offer 3D video recording functionality.
Nintendo launched the Nintendo 3DS handheld with 18 software titles Mar. 27.
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.