Japanese retail tracker Media Create has revealed that Nintendo's touchscreen-equipped handheld has sold a total of 100 million pieces of software in its home territory.

The DS has been available in Japan for 3 years and 5 months, as a comparison, the PlayStation 2 only reached the same milestone after 4 years and 3 months.

Since its launch, there have been 922 titles developed for the platform with 21 of those hitting the million mark and Nintendo published titles featuring heavily in the top ten.

New Super Mario Bros. is the best selling DS game of all time in Japan with 5,174,163 units shifted.

Below it on the top 10 are Brain Age 2 (4,835,159), Animal Crossing DS (4,693,662), Brain Age (3,771,440), Mario Kart DS (3,042,753), Pokemon Diamond (3,005,505), Pokemon Pearl (2,490,564), English Training DS (2,216,322), Mario Party DS (1,706,506), and Big Brain Academy (1,654,285).