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Nintendo 3DS Software Sales Reach 40 Million In U.S.


Following yesterday’s NPD Report for the month of July, Nintendo of America shared sales figures for some of Nintendo’s games in the U.S. market. You can find the full list below. It focuses entirely on Nintendo 3DS titles.


Mario Kart 7: 3.48 million

Super Mario 3D Land: 3.09 million

New Super Mario Bros. 2: 2.28 million

Pokémon X: 2.10 million

Pokémon Y: 2.01 million

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D: 1.39 million

Animal Crossing: New Leaf: 1.36 million

Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon: 1.33 million

The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds: 1.09 million


Nintendo said over 40 million units of Nintendo 3DS software have been sold in the U.S. alone. Additionally, nine 3DS titles have sold at least 1 million copies in the U.S.


Nintendo also said that Mario Kart 8 for Wii U has crossed 1 million copies sold in the U.S., while New Super Mario Bros. U has sold 1.69 million copies.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.