2 million Nintendo DS units in 2004

Nintendo will have an ample supply of its new portable system in 2004: one million units for Japan, one million units in the US.

Nintendo Co., Ltd today announced that it will ship a total of one million units of the Nintendo DS in Japan before the end of the year, 300,000 of which will be available on the day of the system's launch, December 2. Additional shipments will be made on a weekly basis, says Nintendo.

Nintendo of America confirmed to GameSpot this morning that two million units of the DS will be available worldwide by the end of the year, which means that the USA will also receive one million Nintendo DS systems within 2004. As of press time, NOA has not made any announcements as to how many units will be available on November 21 when the system launches.

News source: GameSpot

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