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Zelda: Skyward Sword, Super Mario 3D Land, Mario Kart 7 Cross 1 Million In U.S.


Eager to report holiday sales, Nintendo of America sent out a press release this morning, highlighting that the Nintendo 3DS has sold over 4 million units in the United States. Similar to Japan, both Mario Kart 7 and Super Mario 3D Land have crossed the 1 million mark.


Additionally, The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword has crossed the 1 million mark in the U.S. as well. Upon release, it was the fastest-selling Zelda title in the region to date. Unfortunately, sales haven’t been quite so kind in Japan, where Skyward Sword slid off the weekly top-20 sales chart rather quickly.

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.