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3DS sells 215,000 in Japan following price cut

Reports show second highest week of sales since launch

Nintendo's 3DS system sold 215,000 units in the week its price was cut in Japan, according to Famitsu publisher Enterbrain.

The price was cut in the region on August 11 from ¥25,000 to ¥15,000, giving the system its second highest week of sales since launch when it shifted over 371,000 units.

A separate report by Japanese paper Nikkei, states that the system sold 207,000 in the region during the week.

The following chart highlights sales for the 3DS in Japan.

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Matt Martin joined GamesIndustry in 2006 and was made editor of the site in 2008. With over ten years experience in journalism, he has written for multiple trade, consumer, contract and business-to-business publications in the games, retail and technology sectors.