Sales for Nintendo Co.’s Nintendo 3DS hardware and games dominated Japan in the latest retail data from the region.
Media Create Co. this week said the Nintendo 3DS sold 68,951 units between Mar. 5 and Mar. 11 to rank as the No. 1 game hardware for the week.
The hardware sold 70,744 the week prior.
The 3DS ranked seven titles in the top 10 for the week, including Sega Corp.’s Hatsune Miku and Future Stars: Project Mirai at No. 2, Konami Corp.’s Metal Gear Solid: Snake Eater 3D at No. 5, Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games at No. 6, Mario Kart 7 at No. 7, Super Mario 3D Land at No. 8, Marvel AQL’s Harvest Moon: The Land of Origin at No. 9, and Capcom Co.’s Monster Hunter 3G at No. 10.
Meanwhile, the Nintendo DSi LL sold 850 units and the Nintendo DSi sold 502 units for the week.
Nintendo in Dec. said the Nintendo 3DS has sold more than 4 million units in Japan.
The hardware has sold more than 4.5 million units in the U.S.
Nintendo launched the Nintendo 3DS handheld with 18 software titles Mar. 27.
The hardware includes two screens, a 3D Depth Slider, a Circle Pad, a 2GB SD Card and 3-D display technology that does not require the use of special glasses.