Nintendo Says U.S. 3DS Launch Unaffected By Japan Earthquake
DOW JONES NEWSWIRES
By Ian Sherr Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES
SAN FRANCISCO (Dow Jones)- Nintendo Co. (7974.OK, NTDOY) said the U.S. launch of its newest handheld videogame player will not be hampered by the earthquake that struck Japan.
A U.S. representative for the Kyoto-based company said the company has enough supplies for the March 27 launch of the Nintendo 3DS handheld. The earthquake should not affect supplies, the representative added.
Nintendo released its 3-D enabled handheld videogame device to long lines on Feb. 26 in Japan. The 3DS sold out its first batch of shipments to retail outlets in the first two days.
-By Ian Sherr, Dow Jones Newswires; 415-439-6455; email@example.com