Toys R Us Inc. this week discounted select titles for Nintendo Co.’s Nintendo 3DS handheld by $10 in a new spring sale initiative.

Through Mar. 17, customers can purchase Asphalt 3D at $9.99, Tekken 3D Prime Edition at $29.99, and Dreamworks Super Star Kartz at $29.99.

Nintendo in Mar. said the Nintendo 3DS has sold 4.5 million units in its first year at U.S. retail.

By comparison, the Nintendo DS sold 2.3 million units in its first year at U.S. retail in 2004.

Sales of Nintendo 3DS hardware, software and accessories totaled $1.2 billion in the first year.

Super Mario 3D Land has sold 1.75 million units to date, while Mario Kart 7 has sold 1.45 million units in the U.S.

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