Nintendo Co.’s Nintendo eShop service was down this week due to high Nintendo Network traffic.

The company said the service will be offline between 4 p.m. and 4 a.m. EST in the U.S. The service will be taken offline at various times around the world to manage traffic volume.

In addition, it would delay the release of Pokemon Bank and Poke Transporter until further notice.

The Nintendo 3DS sold 3.89 million units in the first quarter. It has sold 34.98 million units worldwide to date. Nintendo 3DS software sales totaled 122.42 million units to date.

Nintendo in Nov. began sale of the Nintendo 3DS XL Gold and Black with The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds Bundle.

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