Nintendo Co. this week recorded a loss in the first quarter amid slow sales of the Wii U console.

For the fiscal quarter ended June 30, the company held a $97 million loss.

It sold 510,000 Wii U consoles in the quarter. The hardware has sold 6.68 million units in global territories to date.

The company maintains a forecast to sell 3.6 million Wii U units this fiscal year.

In addition, the Nintendo 3DS handheld sold 820,000 units in the quarter, a decline from 1.4 million units one year ago.

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