Nintendo 3DS Sells 72.53 Million Units in Lifetime, SNES Classic Hits 5.28 Million

The Nintendo 3DS managed to sell 6.4 million units in the past fiscal year.

Posted By | On 26th, Apr. 2018

Even with its age and competition from the Nintendo Switch’s handheld functionality, Nintendo reported some very solid 3DS sales to round out the fiscal year ending March 31st 2018. According to the company’s recent earnings report, the Nintendo 3DS sold 6.4 million units, hitting a lifetime sales total of 72.53 million units.

In terms of software sales, the company managed to hit 364.89 million sold. Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon contributed to that total with 7.51 million units sold. Though its line-up isn’t exactly the most packed for this year, the Nintendo 3DS continues to receive solid support. Meanwhile, the SNES Classic Edition proved to be successful “in every region”. It sold 5.28 million units worldwide.

In other financials, Amiibo sales are with 10.3 million figures and 5.8 million cards sold. Smartphone revenue is also up with Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp joining the likes of Fire Emblem Heroes and Super Mario Run. Total revenue from “smart devices and IP related income” hit ¥39.4 billion, up by 62 percent year-over-year.


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