Japan: Nintendo 3DS Sells 125k And Wii U Sells 48k, Place Top Of Hardware Charts

This week’s Media Create sales are now in from Japan. The biggest news comes in the hardware charts, where both the 3DS and Wii U take glory at the top of the board. The 3DS, a consistently great selling console in Japan, has sold over 120k units, while the Wii U gets a good bump in sales from 28.5k last week to almost 50k (48, 762) this week.

Software sales are looking healthy for Nintendo this week. New release for both Wii and Wii U Dragon Quest X comes in at number 2 and 6, respectively, while Super Mario 3D World shifts another 43.8k copies, coming in at number 7. Nintendo 3DS title Bravely Default: For the Sequel, which failed to chart in the UK, places at number 8, with Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal Duel Carnival coming in just behind in 9th. The software charts are listed below, followed by the hardware charts.

  1. [PS3] Gran Turismo 6 – 204,784 (New)
  2. [Wii] Dragon Quest X: The Sleeping Hero and the Guiding Sworn Friend Online – 117,432 (New)
  3. [3DS] Pokemon X and Y – 111,790 (3,200,919)
  4. [3DS] Attack on Titan: The Last Wings of Mankind – 93,471 (New)
  5. [3DS] Inazuma Eleven Go Galaxy Big Bang / Supernova – 91,643 (New)
  6. [Wii U] Dragon Quest X: The Sleeping Hero and the Guiding Sworn Friend Online  – 70,648 (New)
  7. [Wii U] Super Mario 3D World – 43,844 (183,245)
  8. [3DS] Bravely Default: For the Sequel – 35,617 (New)
  9. [3DS] Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal: Duel Carnival – 26,497 (New)
  10. [PS3] Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII – 21,600 (358,755)
  1. 3DS LL – 92,375 (82,409)
  2. Wii U – 48,762 (28,518)
  3. 3DS – 32,894 (25,964)
  4. PlayStation Vita – 25,594 (20,202)
  5. PlayStation 3 – 24,085 (13,311)
  6. PSP – 4,416 (4,232)
  7. PlayStation Vita TV – 3,772 (5,391)
  8. Wii – 767 (588)
  9. Xbox 360 – 473 (309)

Nothing Can Top The Nintendo 3DS In Japan

This weeks Japanese sales figures are in and once again they show that the Nintendo 3DS is the dominant platform in Japan. The Nintendo 3DS sold a respectable 61,542 units, while its closest competitor, the PlayStation 3, managed to sell 20,364 units. With regards to software there were three Nintendo related titles in the Japanese top ten. Here’s the software and hardware charts.

  1. [PSP] The Idolmaster: Shiny Festa – Honey Sound / Funky Note / Groovy Tune
  2. [PS3] Dark Souls with Artorias of the Abyss Edition
  3. [PS3] Zone of the Enders HD Edition
  4. [3DS] AKB48+Me
  5. [PS3] Borderlands 2
  6. [3DS] Bravely Default: Flying Fairy
  7. [PS3] Resident Evil 6
  8. [3DS] New Super Mario Bros. 2
  9. [PS3] World Soccer Winning Eleven 2013
  10. [360] Borderlands 2
  • Nintendo 3DS: 61,542
  • PlayStation 3: 20,364
  • PSP: 14,541
  • PlayStation Vita: 5,806
  • Wii: 3,744
  • Xbox 360: 1,931
  • PlayStation 2: 1,006
  • Nintendo DS: 441