Nintendo Co. this week said sales for the Nintendo 3DS tripled during Black Friday week.

Between Nov. 20 and Nov. 26, 3DS sales increased 325 percent from the week prior.

Super Mario 3D Land, which began sale Nov. 11, has sold more than 500,000 units to become the fastest-selling Mario title in the company’s history.

Nintendo in Nov. said the Nintendo 3DS has sold 1.65 million units in the U.S.

It price cut the handheld to $169.99 in Aug.

Super Mario 3D Land, released Nov. 13, is a brand new Mario adventure that includes new 3D levels, suits, and power-ups.

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