Nintendo have announced that the first day sales of the 3DS in the US were the highest of any handheld they’ve released.

They said:

“More details about U.S. sales numbers will be made public on April 14, when first-week U.S. sales figures will be tallied by the independent NPD Group… Nintendo worked hard to get as much product as possible to retailers on day one to meet demand, and we will continue with these efforts moving forward.”

Congratulations to Nintendo- now it remains to be seen whether the 3DS can beat the DS in total sales. My money is on no, but I could be wrong. What do you think?