3DS Cracks 100 Million Software Units Sold In Japan

According to Famitsu, the Nintendo 3DS has reached a special sales milestone by selling over 100 million pieces of software. It is only the third system to sell this many games, with only the Nintendo DS and PlayStation 2 having done so.

Some of the biggest selling games worldwide for the system include (sales accurate as of September 30, 2016):


There’s no denying that the 3DS is a monster when it comes to software sales. The big question will be if the Nintendo Switch can pick up that mantle or not.


[Sources: Nintendo Life & Famitsu]

Craig Majaski

Craig has been covering the video game industry since 1995. His work has been published across a wide spectrum of media sites. He's currently the Editor-In-Chief of Nintendo Times and contributes to Gaming Age.

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