Nintendo DS is the King of Video Games, Passes the PlayStation 2

by nintendoiso on December 14, 2012

The Nintendo DS has become the king of video game platforms. As of the week ending December 8, it topped the PlayStation 2 for the best selling platform, according to VGChartz. The DS has sold 153.69 million units, while the PlayStation 2 has sold 153.68 million units.

The DS and PlayStation 2 are the only platforms to have sold 150 million or more units, while the Game Boy and original PlayStation have sold 100 million or more units. The Game Boy has sold 118.69 million units and the PlayStation 104.25 million units. Also the Wii is nearing 100 million units sold. It currently stands at 98.05 million and should cross 100 million during the first quarter 2013.

This is the third big announcement for video games for the week ending December 8. The PlayStation 3 passed the 70 million mark, and the 3DS topped the PlayStation 3 in Japan.

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