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Japan Hardware Sales Plus Top 20 Games (12/10-12/16); That Holiday Bump


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Initial post: Dec 19, 2012 10:21:11 AM PST
Some big hardware bumps as Japan's holiday season gets under full swing. The Wii U has decent second week numbers but that Monster Hunter U drop is a little concerning as far as third parties go. The top selling game comes from Level 5 so it's nice to see them get some love. Paper Mario Sticker Star has some respectable numbers and Yakuza 5 is still hanging in there.

3DS LL- 206,793 (136,373) (N/A)

3DS OG- 112,052 (75,126) (367,691)

3DS total- 319,025 (211,499) (367,691)

WiiU- 126,916 (308,142) (N/A)

PS3- 42,976 (36,994) (65,199)

PSP- 33,002 (19,637) (64,468)

PSV- 14,446 (11,039) (324,589)

Wii- 10,346 (6,714) (60,916)

360- 1,760 (1,216) (3,584)

PS2- 1,102 (904) (1,400)

DS- 541 (424) (9,155)

Top 20 Games

3DS - 11

PS3 - 4

WIU - 3

NDS - 1

WII - 1

01. [3DS] Inazuma Eleven Go 2: Chrono Stone - Neppuu / Raimei (new game)

02. [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf (5th last week)

03. [3DS] Paper Mario: Sticker Star (3rd last week)

04. [PS3] Yakuza 5 (1st last week)

05. [WIU] New Super Mario Bros. U (2nd last week)

06. [3DS] New Super Mario Bros. 2 (8th last week)

07. [WII] Taiko no Tatsujin Wii: Super Deluxe Edition (7th last week)

08. [3DS] Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Magnagate and the Infinite Dungeon (9th last week)

09. [3DS] Toriko: Gourmet Monsters! (new game)

10. [WIU] Nintendo Land (6th last week)

11. [3DS] Professor Layton Vs. Ace Attorney (10th last week)

12. [WIU] Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate (4th last week)

13. [PS3] Hot Shots Golf: World Invitational (12th last week)

14. [3DS] Tousouchuu: Shijou Saikyou no Hunter-Tachi Kara Nigekire! (16th last week)

15. [3DS] Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate (Best Price!) (13th last week)

16. [DS] Pokemon Black 2 / White 2 (17th last week)

17. [3DS] Style Savvy: Trendsetters (18th last week)

18. [PS3] Romance of the Three Kingdoms 12 (new game)

19. [PS3] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2012: Definitive Edition (new game)

20. [3DS] Taiko no Tatsujin: Chibi Dragon to Fushigi na Orb (19th last week)

Posted on Dec 19, 2012 10:23:03 AM PST
Well, the 3DS has to slow down soon, I hear they have a low birth rate in Japan so there can't be that many babies left.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 19, 2012 10:23:34 AM PST
You're forgetting the clones.

Posted on Dec 19, 2012 2:20:36 PM PST
Lyrick_ says:
Sony Japan should start considering moving all that Vita advertising money back into the PSP.

Found a pie chart, Apparently Nintendo may own Japan.
http://www.4gamer.net/games/117/G011794/20121219062/TN/001.gif

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 19, 2012 2:25:05 PM PST
Japan was renamed Nintendoland for the last couple of weeks.

Posted on Dec 19, 2012 2:28:47 PM PST
Wii U first week: 308,142
Wii U second week: 126,916

Vita first week: 324,859
Vita second week: 72,479

Wii first week: 350,358
Wii second week: 85,439

PS3 first week: 81,639
PS3 second week: 42,099

Posted on Dec 19, 2012 2:37:24 PM PST
Lyrick_ says:
I can't wait for next weeks numbers. I'm wondering If the 3DS will hit 10 Million units before the first week of 2013. It's currently at 9,118,403 after week 50.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 19, 2012 2:38:38 PM PST
That's a pretty tall order. The 3DS hit 400,00 in week 51 of last year but this week's numbers show the 3DS trailing behind last year.
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