3DS US sales reach 5 million

Latest data from NPD Group reveals that Nintendo’s off-to-a-rough-start 3DS continues to do well; the handheld has now sold over five million units in the US alone (via).

Its sales were at 4.5 million three months ago.

The upcoming 3DS XL is likely to give sales another little boost. It launches next month.

Nintendo’s also given an update on how its hardware performed in June; the 3DS soldĀ 155,000, DS 150,000, and Wii 95,000 units.