Yesterday Nintendo 3DS was launched in Japan and almost all of the half a million units were sold out. Japanese business publication Nikkei claimed that Nintendo sold out its entire initial 400,000 3DS units in the first two days of availability.
Nintendo is planning to get 1.5 million units on shelves before the end of March. At launch there were eight games being offered. The games were Winning Eleven 3DS Soccer, Super Street Fighter IV 3D Edition, Samurai Warriors: Chronicle, Tobidasu! Puzzle Bobble 3D, Nintendogs + Cats, Ridge Racer 3D, Combat of Giants: Dinosaurs 3D, and Professor Layton and the Mask of Miracle.
3DS won’t be launched in the US until March 27 and when launched it will cost $249.99.