Nintendo didn’t see very strong sales numbers when the 3DS first came out. However, with the help of a price-drop and a better game lineup, they seem to be bouncing back. Both of the recent games from the Mario franchise have done exceeding well, with Super Mario 3D and Mario Kart 7 each having sold over 1 million units.
With the 3DS at a more wallet friendly price, they have successfully moved over 4 million units. Hopefully Nintendo will still continue to see strong sales numbers after Sony steps into the handheld console race with their Vita, which is set to release in February.