Hardware sales decreased by one percent this week, but only due to the decreased sales of the 3DS. 508,863 consoles were sold this week. Week-on-week sales are up for the PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360, DS and Vita, and down for the PSP and 3DS. Year-on-year sales are down 45 percent. No platforms are up year-on-year.
Three games debuted in the top 30 this week. Metal Gear Solid Rising: Revengeance for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 is the biggest debut this week. The PlayStation 3 version debuted at the top of the charts with sales of 628,198. The Xbox 360 version debuted at number four with sales of 166,556.
Software milestones this week in the top 30: Far Cry 3 (X360) passed two million units.
1 PS3 Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance 628,198
2 X360 Crysis 3 303,963
3 PS3 Crysis 3 169,205
4 X360 Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance 166,556
5 PC Crysis 3 87,005
6 X360 Call of Duty: Black Ops II 82,547
7 PS3 Call of Duty: Black Ops II 81,062
8 3DS Dragon Warrior VII 77,190
9 3DS Animal Crossing: New Leaf 75,674
10 X360 Aliens: Colonial Marines 51,939