Nintendo is continuing to drive sales of the 3DS by targeting sales upwards of 5 million units in Japan this year. The company is continuing to gain momentum for its handheld console which has continued to be the best-selling system for a number of weeks in Japan. Satoru Iwata announced the sales goal earlier today and was quick to remind the media and shareholders alike that last year they sold 5.5 million 3DS handhelds from 13.95 million units globally, and are predicting 18 million units in global sales this fiscal year.
With Monster Hunter 4 launching September 14 for Japan, as well as the Pokemon X and Y games on October 12, followed by the rumoured special 3DS XL bundles, there’s no doubt Nintendo shall reach their 5 million goal. As reported by Bloomberg, Satoru Iwata said the following in support of the target:
“There are more and more…
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