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3DS Continues Domination Of Japan—Hits 6 Million Sold

Posted on May 22, 2012 AT 02:03pm

Just a few months ago, Nintendo announced that the 3DS had become their fastest-selling hardware in Japan. Now, the company can trumpet another impressive milestone for the system.

Japanese publication Famitsu reports that as of May 20th, the 3DS has sold 6,017,206 units in Japan. 1+ million units in the span of three months? Crazy.

Remember when all of us on the internet were having fun mocking the 3DS, and saying how big of a failure it was? Hahahaha—man, those were such good times. Back, you know, before we all looked like morons for saying such things.

Source: Famitsu

Eric L. Patterson, Executive Editor
Eric L. Patterson got his start via self-publishing game-related fanzines in junior high, and now has one goal in life: making sure EGM has as much coverage of niche Japanese games as he can convince them to fit in. Eric’s also active in the gaming community on a personal level, being an outspoken voice on topics such as equality in gaming and consumer rights. Stalk him on Twitter: @pikoeri. Meet the rest of the crew.

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