Nintendo Co.’s Nintendo 3DS ranked as the top hardware in Japan due to strong demand for the handheld.
Media Create Co. this month said the Nintendo 3DS sold 176,555 units between Dec. 16 and Dec. 22 to rank as the No. 1 game hardware for the week.
The hardware sold 201,703 units the week prior.
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.