One In Five Japanese People Now Own A Nintendo DS

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You may be aware, from hanging around the internet, that Japan loves the Nintendo DS. But it takes a nice little mix of pictures and statistics to really ram the point home.

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This chart was released by Nintendo today, and shows the percentage of a market's population that owns a DS. By extension, it also explains succinctly just how bonkers the Japanese population has been for the handheld. I mean, over 20% of the population owning a DS? Crazy. That's one in five Japanese people. Not one in five Japanese gamers. One in five Japanese people.

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Vidunder

Ooooh come on, so many people have bought two or three. It doesn't even count people who bought the fat-ripoff one and then the lite.

It sold LOADS of units, alright, it's true. Just keep it real.