Nintendo Reveals 2DS Sales Numbers


Nintendo has released the sales numbers for its new 2DS handheld console, and the numbers are impressive. According to the company, the 2DS has sold 2.1 million units since its October 2013 launch.

The Nintendo 2DS was announced in August of last year as a handheld console for younger children who shouldn’t be exposed to the 3D capabilities of the 3DS. The 2DS’ big brother, the 3DS, has sold over 42 million pieces of hardware since February 2011. Overall, over 154 million DS family units have been sold to consumers.

The information was all revealed during Nintendo’s announcement of its Q3 sales results.

Mike’s Musings: I’ll be the first to admit that I’m surprised about the strong sales of the 2DS. When first announced, I thought the 2DS was going to be a flop of a DS version, but, alas, the DS brand, in all its different shapes and sizes, continues to thrive.


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