Even as Sony’s latest handheld, the PS Vita, continues to stumble from one dismal sales week to another in Japan, Nintendo has achieved something truly special by managing to sell over 5 million 3DS units in Japan in little less than a year -- the 3DS launched on February 26, 2011. It’s quite an amazing feat considering that probably even the most die-hard Nintendo supporter would have ruled out such a possibility a few months back. Hit the jump for more.
Sony’s PlayStation Vita handheld console is just a couple of months away from making its Japanese debut, with its release scheduled for December 17, 2011 in that country. Gamers elsewhere, however, will have to wait a bit longer to get their hands on the PlayStation Portable (PSP) successor. But just how long a wait will it be? Hit the jump to find out.