Along with its earnings release, Nintendo issued updated life-to-date sales totals for its currently released hardware. The 3DS reached 19 million units worldwide as of June 30 - coming up on the GameCube's lifetime 21.74 million quickly, and beating Nintendo's earlier 18.5 million projection
. Its predecessor, the DS, continues to widen its lead over every other platform ever
, at 152.05 million. And the Wii creeps toward 100 million, with a worldwide total of 96.56 million units.
As for quarterly sales, Nintendo typically issues a list of games that sold at least one million copies in the period. This list usually includes a lot of "evergreen" games, like Wii Fit, New Super Mario Bros.
and Mario Kart Wii
. Surprisingly, for the quarter that ended June 2012, only one game made the list: Pokemon Black Version 2/White Version 2
, which sold 2.45 million copies, including 30,000 outside of Japan - despite not being released outside of Japan.3DS has sold 19 million units to date worldwide
originally appeared on Joystiq
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