With the upcoming release of Nintendo's 3DS XL system and New Art Academy, the publisher has confirmed that the original DS game sold over half a million copies in the UK.
The original Art Academy continues to be one of the top performing Nintendo DS games each week,” confirmed marketing assistant Rebecca Archer.
With all its new lessons and features we expect that New Art Academy for 3DS to meet, and hopefully succeed, our sales expectations.”
New Art Academy and the 3DS XL are both due out on the 28th of July.
The game will include new lessons and tutorials shared by SpotPass, as well as new painting tools.