Nintendo Co.’s Nintendo 3DS ranked as the No. 1 best-selling video game hardware in Feb. new U.S. retail data.
NPD Group Inc. this week said the Nintendo 3DS ranked as the No. 1 best-selling hardware across all platforms in the month of Feb. selling nearly 395,000 units in the period.
The company said the majority of sales consisted of the new Nintendo 3DS XL, which launched in the U.S. Feb. 12.
In addition, in the first two months of 2015, sales of the Nintendo 3DS increased 90 percent compared to the year prior.
In the third quarter, Nintendo held an operating income of $270 million on revenue of $2.3 billion.
The Nintendo 3DS sold 4.99 million units in the third quarter, down from 7.76 million units the year prior.