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Category: Gaming Hardware

Only Four Million Nintendo 3DS Available?

Written on January 10, 2011 by Kristoff Jones

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Only four million Nintendo 3DS units will be available on its first cycle of sale. Time to pack up the tent and camp next to the nearest store that'll sell them.

Nintendo head honcho Satoru Iwata has recently announced that the company will only be selling four million until the end of the fiscal year or March 31. So from the , which has yet to be confirmed, players will only have less than two months to grab a from the first batch.

In what seems to be something like a scenery from Charlie and the Chocolate factory, the golden ticket aka Nintendo units will be distributed throughout the world. 1.5 million will be exclusively sold inside while America, Europe, and the rest of the world will have to share the remaining 2.5 million Nintendo 3DS units. For sure, the numbers won’t enough even for America only!

A number of sites including have already started accepting pre-orders for the much anticipated handheld console, so reserve a unit now before it’s too late (or is it?) or face the wrath of endless lines with cranky, frustrated customers come release date.

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