The 3DS has now sold 5 million units in the United States, Nintendo has announced, citing figures provided by industry tracking group NPD. The system went on sale in the US during March 2011.
Nintendo also called out other US sales milestones for the month of June, including news that The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D has now sold more than 1 million units. It joins Super Mario 3D Land (2.1 million units) and Mario Kart 7 (1.75 million units) in tallying sales of over 1 million copies.
Nintendo also said that for a second month running, the firm held a 75 percent market share for portable hardware in the US. Additionally, Nintendo said it sold more than 400,000 total hardware units in June, seeing double-digit growth across its product lines over May's figures.
According to Nintendo, in June it sold more than 155,000 3DS units, 150,000 DS family units, and almost 95,000 Wii consoles in the US. Microsoft's Xbox 360 console was the best-selling current-generation system in June, moving 257,000 units during the month.