News Nintendo 3DS XL Sells 193,441 Units On Opening Weekend In Japan
posted on 2012-08-01 23:50 EDT
The Japanese gaming publication Famitsu reported on Tuesday that the 3DS XL sold 193,441 units in its first two days on shelves in Japan. The console was released on July 28th.
The 3DS XL (or 3DS LL in Japan) is a larger version of Nintendo's 3DS handheld system with a 4.88-inch screen. It measures 93 by 156 by 22 millimeters, in comparison to the regular 3DS's 74 by 134 by 21 millimeter screen. It also weighs in at 336 grams, while the original weighs 235 grams. The new 3DS XL runs about 3.5 to 6.5 hours on 3DS software or 6 to 10 hours on DS software, compared to 3 to 5 hours and 5 to 8 hours, respectively, for the original 3DS.