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3DS surpasses N64 lifetime hardware sales

Posted on November 14, 2013 by (@NE_Brian) in 3DS, General Nintendo, News

The 3DS has managed to surpass the N64 in terms of hardware sales. As of September 30, 34,980,000 3DS units have been sold. N64’s total shipments come in at 32,930,000 units.

Here’s a full listing of lifetime Nintendo hardware shipments worldwide:

1) DS: 153,960,000 units shipped
2) GB + GBC: 111,869,000 units shipped
3) Wii: 100,300,000 units shipped
4) GBA: 81,510,000 units shipped
5) NES: 61,910,000 units shipped
6) SNES: 49,100,000 units shipped
7) 3DS: 34,980,000 units shipped (in 2 and 1/2 years of being on the market)
8) N64: 32,930,000 units shipped
9) GC: 21,740,000 units shipped
10) Wii U: 3,910,000 units shipped
11) Virtual Boy: ~1,260,000 units shipped

It’s true that the 3DS has a leg up in the hardware department, but the N64 has shipped quite a bit more software.

Lifetime Nintendo software shipments worldwide are as follows:

1) DS: 938,930,000 units shipped
2) Wii: 883,970,000 units shipped
3) GB + GBC: 501,110,000 units shipped
4) NES: 500,010,000 units shipped
5) SNES: 379,060,000 units shipped
6) GBA: 377,420,000 units shipped
7) N64: 224,970,000 units shipped
8) GC: 208,570,000 units shipped
9) 3DS: 122,420,000 units shipped (in 2 and 1/2 years of being on the market)
10) Wii U: 19,710,000 units shipped

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