Quantcast
3DS passes 15M sold in Japan; Wii U has outsold Xbox 360 - Destructoid




Game database:   #ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ         ALL     Xbox One     PS4     360     PS3     WiiU     Wii     PC     3DS     DS     PS Vita     PSP     iOS     Android


3DS passes 15M sold in Japan; Wii U has outsold Xbox 360


1:00 AM on 02.06.2014
3DS sales3DS passes 15M sold in Japan; Wii U has outsold Xbox 360 photo



According to the latest Media Create sales data, picked up by NeoGAF, the 3DS has crossed the 15 million units sold mark in Japan. It's catching up to the PSP's 20 million quickly, making 15 million sales in three years, though the console's sales numbers, which include XL and regular editions, are actually down compared to the prior year.

Worldwide, Nintendo has shipped over 40 million units, including 11.5 in North America. It will be interesting to see how the 3DS fares throughout 2014. It had a hell of 2013, release-wise, but I don't have as many 3DS games on my radar in 2014 (yet).  What am I missing? Besides Theatrhythm?

The Wii U also seems to have outsold the Xbox 360 in Japan within the last couple weeks according to Famitsu's numbers.

3DS Hardware Sales Pass 15 Million Units in Japan [Nintendo Life]






Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.






3DS

1:00 PM on 01.29.2015
Flippy platformer Antipole is coming to the eShop in DX form

It's been a while since we've heard anything about the Antipole franchise, a game that originally launched in 2011 on the DSi. It's about to get a whole lot more relevant though, since developer Saturnine Games is bringi...more



11:00 AM on 01.29.2015
Nintendo Download: Gunman Clive 2

The Wii U eShop is getting more exciting today with the release of Metroid Prime Trilogy for $9.99. I still have my lovely hard copy safe with the rest of my Metroid collection, but considering how rare it is, I'm g...more



8:00 AM on 01.29.2015
Here are all of Majora's remastered masks

The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask is coming to 3DS, if you've missed the hype around it or its limited edition New 3DS XL. Holmes wrote one of my favorite pieces of last year about it, right here. while Ben "bbain" Davi...more



View all 3DS






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more