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Nintendo DS hits 100 million sold milestone

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 11 Mar 2009 16:54 User comments (5)

Nintendo DS hits 100 million sold milestone According to Nintendo, the popular DS handheld has reached a new milestone, 100 million global unit sales as of March 6th.
Sales include the original "fat" DS, the streamlined DS Lite and the new DSi which includes a camera, a larger screen, a memory card slot for playback of downloadable content, and an improved battery.

The handheld launched in late 2005 in Japan and North America and early 2005 for the European market and the DS Lite was launched in the Q2 2006 in each market.

Nintendo expects the DSi, which has launched so far only in Japan, to have shortages for this upcoming holiday season and is already warning consumers to buy early when the device hits Europe and North America in April.

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5 user comments

111.3.2009 17:17

Awesome. =)

211.3.2009 17:23

100,000,000 units sold at what, $120 new? That's $12,000,000,000. $12 billion. We could have solved cancer or aids.

311.3.2009 21:14

Originally posted by bomber991:
100,000,000 units sold at what, $120 new? That's $12,000,000,000. $12 billion. We could have solved cancer or aids.
Only if people would put that kinda money into reserch but they don't they buy stuff and will continue to do so until the consumer faze of of human social development stops..

And nin only makes 20-50$ off each DS..

412.3.2009 12:48

i still got meh Fat DS for meh Fat hands. had meh DS since launch,Meh.

512.3.2009 15:54

And who said that ds will fail just like VB? ;)

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