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Japanese Charts: 3DS Sells 65k, Wii U Sells 14k

This week’s Media Create sales are now in from Japan. After a few weeks of next to no new titles appearing, we’ve got an influx of games including Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare which makes its debut at the top of the chart on the PlayStation 3 at 79k in sales, with the PlayStation 4 version close behind in third, and between them is newcomer Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 for the PlayStation 3.

Within the top 5 is new 3DS title One Piece: Super Grand Battle! X taking in 35k, but sat in seventh making its debut is the adorable Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker with 28k in units sold. In terms of hardware the 3DS slips slightly bringing in another 65k, while the Wii U has a considerable boost – possibly due to the upcoming holiday season and the newly released Mario Kart 8 bundle for the region – and sits at 14k this week. Below you’ll find the top 20 software and hardware charts for Japan.

Software Sales (followed by lifetime sales)

  1. [PS3] Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – 79,586 (New)
  2. [PS3] Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 – 71,303 (New)
  3. [PS4] Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – 64,060 (New)
  4. [3DS] Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate – 39,502 (2,144,346)
  5. [3DS] One Piece: Super Grand Battle! X – 35,098 (New)
  6. [PS3] Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax – 34,671 (New)
  7. [Wii U] Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker – 28,025 (New)
  8. [PS4] Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 – 26,684 (New)
  9. [PSV] Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax – 25,607 (New)
  10. [3DS] Yokai Watch 2: Ganso / Honke – 21,086 (2,863,976)
  11. [3DS] Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS – 18,723 (1,720,189)
  12. [Wii U] Mario Kart 8 – 13,544 (713,132)
  13. [PS3] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2014 – 6,570 (117,607)
  14. [PSV] Hanayamata Yosakoi Live! – 6,285 (New)
  15. [XBO] Halo: The Master Chief Collection – 4,867 (New)
  16. [PSV] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2014 – 4,243 (75,316)
  17. [PSV] Marginal #4: Idol of Supernova – 4,170 (New)
  18. [PS3] The Evil Within – 4,124 (87,056)
  19. [XBO] Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – 3,370 (New)
  20. [3DS] Tales of the World: Reve Unitia – 2,926 (65,046)

Hardware Sales (followed by last week’s sales)

  1. New 3DS LL – 38,457 (50,619)
  2. PlayStation Vita – 19,301 (9,874)
  3. PlayStation 4 – 15,537 (10,078)
  4. Wii U – 14,002 (4,787)
  5. New 3DS – 13,373 (15,020)
  6. 3DS LL – 9,172 (9,083)
  7. PlayStation 3 – 4,711 (4,666)
  8. 3DS – 4,199 (4,495)
  9. Xbox One – 2,245 (513)
  10. PlayStation Vita TV – 675 (678)
  11. Xbox 360 – 91 (107)
  12. PSP – 25 (25)
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48 comments

  1. Nice week for Nintendo, hopefully this is a sign of things to come leading up to Christmas. Although I’m surprised CTTT didn’t sell more.

    I wonder if the pathetic prejudice idiots who knock the UK charts will now be knocking the Japanese charts with COD and PES taking four of the top ten places!

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    1. Yeah, but 80,000 first week for Call of Duty, compared to millions first week for Yokai Watch 2, Smash Bros for 3DS, Pokemon, Monster Hunter in Japan, that’s quite a difference…

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  2. Wow. Wii U sales almost quadrupled because of Captain Toad? :) That’s very good. Now wait until Smash Bros. 4…it’s gonna be one hell of a party up in this bitch. XD

    BTW, Japan you disappoint me on buying that broken POS Advanced Warfare. Prepare to find yourselves playing a framerate broken rehash. XD

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    1. Apparently, the Mario Kart 8 bundle released in Japan last week, so it is most likely from that, with some that picked the bundle up, also picking up Captain Toad Treasure Tracker with it…:D

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    2. Also, like I said above, 80,000 for Call of Duty, compared to millions for Yokai Watch 2, Pokemon, Monster Hunter, etc…Doesm’t look to bad now, does it???

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      1. It is bad. People still buy fucking Call of Rehash even when its exposed of being broken after having an extra year of development time? lol

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  3. Hyrule Warriors couldn’t boost the Wii U sales, Bayonetta 2 couldn’t boost Wii U sales either, but a Mario Kart 8 bundle and Captain Toad did. Japan’s logic 😣It’s confusing

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  4. So so figures for Captain Toad, but nicely improved for Wii U. I imagine it wasn’t Captain Toad that sold the Wii U’s but rather the MK8 bundle and a certain other game that may be imminent…

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  5. In other news, Xbox One sales are surprising for Japan, still worst selling out of the current generation consoles in Japan though, not really surprising…

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  6. Not sure of the COD appeal everywhere… I mean I’ve enjoyed a COD game here and there but let’s be honest…. There are waaaaay better games out that get no respect or media hype.

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  7. See COD in first shows how the Japanese have good taste and is diversified, but surely this game won’t be a week in this Top 10 (thankfully), the Japan is in recession, expect the market of games get a little cold for a while, but still the best there is.

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  8. Call of duty? are you kiding me? After Uk terrble charts I was kind of looking forward for the Japanese charts (still 50 times better) to show the uk how a real chart looks. But call of duty on there is the only disappointment.

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  9. This is good news. You can clearly see sales picking up for the holiday season. I assume they will steadily rise all the way up until January. Hopefully topping off around the 50-60k mark.

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