Nintendo Co. Ltd. this week reported a 36 percent decline in profit due to low Wii U sales in the third quarter.

The company recorded net income of $241 million between Oct. and Dec. 2015.

The Wii U sold 1.87 million units in the period, down 2.1 percent from the year prior. The hardware has sold 12.6 million units to date.

The Nintendo 3DS sold 3.6 million units, down 28 percent one year ago in the same period. The hardware has sold 57.94 million units to date.

Nintendo will sell its first smartphone game Miitomo in Mar. It will release additional information on the NX hardware in June.

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