Nintendo of America has just released a press release detailing the results of last months sales for the Nintendo 3DS family as well as some of it’s games. For the month of October of 2013, the combined 3DS hardware units, including the 3DS, 3DS XL and the new 2DS, sold more then a combined amount of 452,000. Pokemon X and Pokemon Y were also among the top two selling software for the 3DS as well as the month in total with more then 1.7 million software sold.
Nintendo 3DS marked its sixth consecutive month as the country’s best-selling video game hardware system, with more than 452,000 units sold, thanks in part to the launch of Nintendo 2DS and sales of Pokémon X and Pokémon Y. Sales of Nintendo 3DS hardware in October doubled last month’s tally*, and marked the most units any portable video game system or home console has sold in a single month in 2013.
Pokémon X and Pokémon Y were the No. 1 and No. 2 top-selling titles last month, with more than 1.7 million units combined, making October the biggest month for Nintendo 3DS software all year. Total Nintendo 3DS first-party software sales hit more than 2 million units sold, the highest tally since the report for December 2011, which included sales of hit games Super Mario 3D Land and Mario Kart 7.