Japanese 3DS sales double
Sales of the 3DS in Japan rose to 384,000 units in August, 2.6 times the system’s July sales.
The figures released by Enterbrain (via Andriasang) slate August as the second-best selling month on record for the 3DS, with the console having sold 430,000 units in March following its February launch.
The 3DS has held the top spot in Japan’s weekly hardware sales chart following its price reduction on August 11.
Nintendo is scheduled to host a “3DS new product announcement conference” on September 13 ahead of the Tokyo Game Show.