Analyst: Nintendo 3DS sales won't top previous handheld

Analyst: Nintendo 3DS sales won’t top previous handheld.

[newsimage][/newsimage]Nintendo's new 3DS handheld found great success in the U.S. last month, setting a new day-one sales record over its predecessors according to the company. And contrary to earlier reports, the device has not been seeing "record returns" in Europe. However, sales of the 3DS in Nintendo's homeland have been declining since its late February release. Last week even saw Sony's PlayStation Portable system - first launched in 2004 - outselling it. Highlighting the possibility the system faces an uphill battle in meeting Nintendo's expectations is new research that claims while the 3DS will certainly prove amazingly popular in the long run, it will not match the startling success of Nintendo's last handheld platform.

Read the full article here: [](

Please note that the reactions from the complete site will be synched below.