The 3DS has sold 8 million units in the US, 1 million more than its predecessor.
Animal Crossing and Fire Emblem will launch on 3DS in the first half of 2013, Nintendo has announced.
Nintendo strategy RPG Fire Emblem: Awakening has stormed to the top of the Japanese software chart on its first week of release.
3DS strategy role-player Fire Emblem: Awakening will make full use of the handheld's wireless features to provide new content.
StreetPass and SpotPass functions are supported, Andriasang reports, for interaction between players and access to new downloadable content.
StreetPass will be used to collect your friends' characters, allowing them to join your army's ranks.
Tactical Nintendo series returns next year.