Forums - Sales Discussion - "3DS at 8 millions in the US, better than the DS in the same timeframe"

Saw this over on NeoGaf

In an interview, Fils-Aime says Nintendo has sold 8 million 3DS devices in the U.S. since launching in 2011, ahead of the original DS' pace of 7 million during the same period of time.

http://m.usatoday.com/article/news/2090695



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What do we have it listed at?

Edit - 9M for all North America.



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Wasn't the 3rd year the year the NDS sales exploded though?

Euphoria14 said:
What do we have it listed at?


9 million for NA, so 8 million for US sounds good



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Yeah But DS lite came in 3rd year. Nintendo needs another revision.

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zorg1000 said:
Euphoria14 said:
What do we have it listed at?


9 million for NA, so 8 million for US sounds good


I am guessing though that this 8M is as of the latest shipment info.

 

Still good numbers either way.



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Euphoria14 said:

What do we have it listed at?

Edit - 9M for all North America.


8.2m for USA. So too high. 



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Otakumegane said:
Yeah But DS lite came in 3rd year. Nintendo needs another revision.


I have yet to get a 3DS for myself (Fiance has one, but it's purple). I hope they do a new revision and have a special Zelda edition for the new LttP sequel.

 

I would buy one for myself.



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Otakumegane said:
Yeah But DS lite came in 3rd year. Nintendo needs another revision.

I think we will get one, maybe not this year but in 2014, 3DS Pro or something like that, all the aesthetic changes of the XL, better battery life, maybe better 3D effect and a 2nd analog nub. Personally i think DSi should have never released and instead save those new features for 3DS, it would have made it seem like a bigger upgrade



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Otakumegane said:
Yeah But DS lite came in 3rd year. Nintendo needs another revision.

The DS Lite launched in about the 20th month, so it came in the second year. Peope forget that the DS took a long time to really take off in the USA.



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