Media Create Japanese Sales for week ending 29th August 2010

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After Namco’s dominance in the Japanese software sales arena last week with Another Century’s Episode R on PS3, it’s now Capcom’s turn to take the crown and sell a whopping amount of games with debut title Monster Hunter Diary: Pokapoka Ailu Village for the PSP.Media Create

This past week in Japan, Monster Hunter Diary: Pokapoka Ailu Village sold an incredible 256,000 units to easily become the top selling game in Media Create’s Japanese Software Sales Chart.

Another debut title, Ace Combat X2: Joint Assault (also for PSP) sold an admirable 58,000 units to place in second on the sales chart.

Wii Party keeps on trucking, now sitting at No. 3 from No. 2, and selling almost 55,000 units this past week in Japan to bring its life-to-date sales total in the country to 860,000 copies, while last week’s chart topper, Another Century’s Episode R, moves down to No. 4 on the chart and sells 28,000 copies.

Another new title, Hakuouki: Zuisouroku Portable for the PSP, sold 24,500 units to occupy fifth place, as Inazuma Eleven 3: World Challenge!! Spark / Bomber sells almost 13,000 copies and shifts down from No. 4 last week to No. 6.

Super Mario Galaxy 2 is a non-mover at No. 7 with 12,000 units sold (with a life-to-date sales total of 795,000 units), while Art Academy for DS is another stubborn title, content to remain at No. 8 with 10,000 units sold.

Tales of Phantasia: Narikiri Dungeon X takes a walk down to No. 9 from No. 6 this week with 9000 copies, and Sengoku Basara 3 is forced down to No. 10 from No. 5 after selling only 9000 units.

Software Chart

For the bestselling games in Japan for the week of August 23 to 29, here you go.

01. MonHun Nikki: Poka Poka Ailu Mura (PSP) - 256,000 / NEW
02. Ace Combat: Joint Assault (PSP) - 58,000 / NEW
03. Wii Party (Wii) - 55,000 / 860,000
04. Another Century's Episode: R (PS3) - 28,000 / 248,000
05. Hakuoki: Zuisouroku Portable (PSP) - 24,000 / NEW
06. Inazuma Eleven 3: Sekai e no Chousen!! Bomber / Spark (DS) - 13,000 / 811,000
07. Super Mario Galaxy 2 (Wii) - 12,000 / 796,000
08. Egokoro Kyoushitsu DS (DS) - 10,000 / 149,000
09. Tales of Phantasia: Narikiri Dungeon X (PSP) - 9,000 / 162,000
10. Sengoku Basara 3 (PS3) - 9,000 / 361,000

More after the break..

11. Nisenochigiri (PSP)
12. Tomodachi Collection (DS)
13. Hatsune Miku: Project Diva 2nd (PSP)
14. Taiko no Tatsujin DS: Dororon! Youkai Daikessen!! (DS)
15. Dragon Quest Monsters: Battle Road Victory (Wii)
16. Wii Fit Plus (Wii)
17. Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G (the Best) (PSP)
18. Chou Jigen Game: Neptune (PS3)
19. Tetris Party Premium (DS)
20. Mario Kart Wii (Wii)
21. Bokujou Monogatari: Futago no Mura (DS)
22. New Super Mario Bros. Wii (Wii)
23. Jikkyou Power Pro Baseball 2010 (PSP)
24. Fire Emblem: Shin Monshou no Nazo Hikari to Kage no Eiyuu (DS)
25. Corpse Party: Blood Covered - Repeated Fear (PSP)
26. New Super Mario Bros. (DS)
27. Kamen Rider Battle: Ganbaride Card Battle Taisen (DS)
28. Heart Catch PreCure! Oshare Collection (DS)
29. Pokemon HeartGold / SoulSilver (DS)
30. Jikkyou Power Pro Baseball 2010 (PS3)

Over on the hardware side, the PSP ruled Japan this week with some pretty impressive sales, although Sony’s other black wonder didn’t do to badly either.

Sony’s PSP is the big winner this week thanks to the system having four games in the Japanese top ten, while the DS drops slightly this week, having an overall combined total of 39,992 units sold.

Elsewhere the PS3 continues to sell well, with 25,053 units sold, a full 10k ahead of the Wii.

Hardware Chart

Here’s this week’s sales.

PSP – 55,948
DS – 39,992
PS3 – 25,053
Wii – 15,989
Xbox 360 – 2,665
PS2 – 1,358

Here’s the format breakdown.

  1. PSP – 55 412
  2. PS3 – 25 053
  3. DSi LL – 19 010
  4. Wii – 15 989
  5. DSi – 17 057
  6. DS Lite – 3 925
  7. Xbox 360 – 2 665
  8. PS2 – 1 358
  9. PSP go – 836

 

 


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