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The latest Japanese hardware sales from Media Create are as follows:

PS4 – 39, 116
New 3DS LL – 23, 212
Vita – 13,816
2DS – 9,243
PS4 Pro – 7,887
New 3DS – 2,091
Wii U – 1,169
PS3 – 701
Xbox One – 75

For comparison’s sake, here are the hardware numbers from last week:

PS4 – 78,927
New 3DS LL – 54,645
Vita – 34,023
2DS – 26,214
PS4 Pro – 8,242
New 3DS – 8,019
Wii U – 3,147
PS3 – 1,156
Xbox One – 180

And here are the software charts:

This week’s expanded Japanese software sales are as follows:

01./02. [3DS] Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS (Nintendo) {2016.12.01} (¥4.700) – 100.308 / 890.838 (+37%)
02./01. [3DS] Pokemon Sun / Moon (Pokemon Co.) {2016.11.18} (¥4.980) – 90.298 / 3.039.585 (-1%)
03./03. [3DS] Momotaro Dentetsu 2017: Tachiagare Nippon!! (Nintendo) {2016.12.22} (¥4.980) – 47.905 / 244.357 (-25%)
04./06. [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition # (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2.400) – 32.031 / 1.074.494 (+35%)
05./08. [3DS] Miitopia (Nintendo) {2016.12.08} (¥4.700) – 23.867 / 144.838 (+31%)
06./04. [3DS] Yo-Kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki (Level 5) {2016.12.15} (¥4.800) – 23.698 / 585.206 (-52%)
07./05. [PS4] Final Fantasy XV #
(Square Enix) {2016.11.29} (¥8.800) – 23.346 / 907.768 (-23%)
08./09. [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2.700) – 15.512 / 101.354 (+43%)
09./07. [PS4] Yakuza 6: The Song of Life # (Sega) {2016.12.08} (¥8.190) – 13.825 / 326.325 (-30%)
10./10. [3DS] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball Heroes (Konami) {2016.12.15} (¥4.500) – 13.766 / 73.560 (+29%)
11./11. [WIU] Minecraft: Wii U Edition (Microsoft Game Studios) {2016.06.23} (¥3.600) – 13.391 / 271.044 (+38%)
12./15. [3DS] Mario Party: Star Rush (Nintendo) {2016.10.20} (¥4.700) – 10.293 / 145.318 (+44%)
13./14. [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V [New Price Edition] (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2015.10.08} (¥4.990) – 9.513 / 235.352 (+13%)
14./19. [3DS] Mario Kart 7 (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4.571) – 8.946 / 2.723.302 (+56%)
15./12. [PS4] Watch Dogs 2 (Ubisoft) {2016.12.01} (¥8.400) – 8.718 / 97.955 (-8%)
16./23. [3DS] Kirby: Planet Robobot (Nintendo) {2016.04.28} (¥4.700) – 8.225 / 525.226 (+61%)
17./17. [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi: Mura o Tsukurundesu (Nippon Columbia) {2016.07.21} (¥4.800) – 8.141 / 145.722 (+27%)
18./21. [3DS] New Super Mario Bros. 2 # (Nintendo) {2012.07.28} (¥4.571) – 7.785 / 2.516.249 (+41%)
19./26. [3DS] Yo-Kai Watch 3: Sushi / Tempura – Busters T-Pack {Yo-Kai Watch 3: Sushi \ Yo-Kai Watch 3: Tempura} (Level 5) {2016.12.15} (¥6.400) – 7.002 / 41.430
20./18. [PS4] Battlefield 1 (Electronic Arts) {2016.10.21} (¥7.800) – 6.770 / 244.406 (+17%)

The latest Japanese hardware sales from Media Create are as follows:

PS4 – 78,927
New 3DS LL – 54,645
Vita – 34,023
2DS – 26,214
PS4 Pro – 8,242
New 3DS – 8,019
Wii U – 3,147
PS3 – 1,156
Xbox One – 180

For comparison’s sake, here are the hardware numbers from last week:

PS4 – 73,421
New 3DS LL – 45,809
Vita – 25,487
2DS – 20,259
PS4 Pro – 9,916
New 3DS – 4,342
Wii U – 2,589
PS3 – 1,002
Xbox One – 221
3DS – 72
3DS LL – 40

And here are the software charts:

NeoGAF user horuhe has compiled the data of Japan’s best-selling games of the year using weekly Media Create top 20 charts. It may not be complete, but it gives us a look at the Japanese software market and what games they enjoy the most.

We can also have a look at the Wii U and 3DS top 20 best-sellers before the official Media Create charts come available in a few weeks.

The latest Japanese hardware sales from Media Create are as follows:

PS4 – 73,421
New 3DS LL – 45,809
Vita – 25,487
2DS – 20,259
PS4 Pro – 9,916
New 3DS – 4,342
Wii U – 2,589
PS3 – 1,002
Xbox One – 221
3DS – 72
3DS LL – 40

For comparison’s sake, here are the hardware numbers from last week:

New 3DS LL – 111,513
PS4 – 90,140
Vita – 57,170
2DS – 51,077
New 3DS – 13,694
PS4 Pro – 10,098
Wii U – 8,348
PS3 – 1,234
Xbox One – 830
3DS – 169
3DS LL – 109

And here are the software charts:

This week’s expanded Japanese software sales are as follows:

01./02. [3DS] Pokemon Sun / Moon (Pokemon Co.) {2016.11.18} (¥4.980) – 279.436 / 2.858.396 (+40%)
02./03. [3DS] Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS (Nintendo) {2016.12.01} (¥4.700) – 269.368 / 717.528 (+60%)
03./01. [3DS] Yo-Kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki (Level 5) {2016.12.15} (¥4.800) – 174.180 / 512.159 (-48%)
04./00. [3DS] Momotaro Dentetsu 2017: Tachiagare Nippon!! (Nintendo) {2016.12.22} (¥4.980) – 132.875 / NEW
05./09. [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition # (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2.400) – 51.723 / 1.018.699 (+152%)
06./07. [3DS] Miitopia (Nintendo) {2016.12.08} (¥4.700) – 47.688 / 102.711 (+71%)
07./06. [PS4] Final Fantasy XV # (Square Enix) {2016.11.29} (¥8.800) – 39.438 / 854.041 (-11%)
08./11. [WIU] Minecraft: Wii U Edition (Microsoft Game Studios) {2016.06.23} (¥3.600) – 32.213 / 247.941 (+97%)
09./05. [PS4] Yakuza 6: The Song of Life #
(Sega) {2016.12.08} (¥8.190) – 29.917 / 292.677 (-33%)
10./12. [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi: Mura o Tsukurundesu (Nippon Columbia) {2016.07.21} (¥4.800) – 25.442 / 131.167 (+63%)
11./13. [3DS] Mario Party: Star Rush
(Nintendo) {2016.10.20} (¥4.700) – 23.708 / 127.887 (+52%)
12./08. [3DS] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball Heroes (Konami) {2016.12.15} (¥4.500) – 22.412 / 49.085 (-16%)
13./14. [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2.700) – 22.289 / 74.984 (+53%)
14./00. [3DS] Osomatsu-San: Matsu Matsuri! #
(Bandai Namco Games) {2016.12.22} (¥4.800) – 16.911 / NEW
15./19. [WIU] Splatoon # (Nintendo) {2015.05.28} (¥5.700) – 15.860 / 1.532.079 (+83%)
16./18. [3DS] Kirby: Planet Robobot
(Nintendo) {2016.04.28} (¥4.700) – 15.359 / 511.880 (+44%)
17./25. [3DS] Monster Hunter Stories # (Capcom) {2016.10.08} (¥5.800) – 15.021
18./15. [3DS] New Super Mario Bros. 2 # (Nintendo) {2012.07.28} (¥4.571) – 14.754 / 2.502.935 (+2%)
19./04. [PSV] SaGa: Scarlet Grace (Square Enix) {2016.12.15} (¥6.800) – 14.499 / 79.464 (-78%)
20./22. [WIU] Super Mario Maker # (Nintendo) {2015.09.10} (¥5.700) – 14.364

Update (12/29): Replaced Famitsu data with Media Create.


Original (12/28): The latest Japanese hardware sales from Media Create are as follows:

New 3DS LL – 111,513
PS4 – 90,140
Vita – 57,170
2DS – 51,077
New 3DS – 13,694
PS4 Pro – 10,098
Wii U – 8,348
PS3 – 1,234
Xbox One – 830
3DS – 169
3DS LL – 109

For comparison’s sake, here are the hardware numbers from last week:

New 3DS LL – 84,823
PS4 – 70,031
2DS – 39,218
Vita – 36,214
PS4 Pro – 9,317
New 3DS – 9,149
Wii U – 5,095
Xbox One – 1,872
PS3 – 925
3DS – 226
3DS LL – 62

And here are the software charts:

Yo-kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki launched in Japan on December 15. Leading up to December 18, Media Create reports initial sales of 337,979 copies. Now we have additional information from the sales tracker.

Yo-kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki sold through 77.32 percent of its initial shipment. As a comparison to the first week sales of other Yo-kai Watch entries’ first week sales:

– Yo-kai Watch 2: Shinuchi (Yo-kai Watch 2’s third version): 1,244,000 copies
– Yo-kai Watch 2: Bony Spirits / Fleshy Souls – 1,317,000 copies
– Yo-kai Watch 3: Sushi / Tempura – 632,000 copies

Media Create points out that Yo-kai Watch’s popularity has fallen compared to the Yo-kai Watch 2 era. As a third version title, Sukiyaki had a massive drop in first week sales compared to previous games.

This week’s expanded Japanese software sales are as follows:

01./00. [3DS] Yo-Kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki (Level 5) {2016.12.15} (¥4.800) – 337.979 / NEW <77,32%>
02./02. [3DS] Pokemon Sun / Moon
(Pokemon Co.) {2016.11.18} (¥4.980) – 199.514 / 2.578.960 (+5%)
03./03. [3DS] Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS (Nintendo) {2016.12.01} (¥4.700) – 168.072 / 448.160 (+43%)
04./00. [PSV] SaGa: Scarlet Grace (Square Enix) {2016.12.15} (¥6.800) – 64.965 / NEW
05./01. [PS4] Yakuza 6: The Song of Life # (Sega) {2016.12.08} (¥8.190) – 44.592 / 262.760 (-80%)
06./05. [PS4] Final Fantasy XV # (Square Enix) {2016.11.29} (¥8.800) – 44.340 / 814.603 (-44%)
07./06. [3DS] Miitopia (Nintendo) {2016.12.08} (¥4.700) – 27.933 / 55.023 (+3%)
08./00. [3DS] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball Heroes
(Konami) {2016.12.15} (¥4.500) – 26.673 / NEW
09./09. [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition # (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2.400) – 20.488 / 966.976 (+64%)
10./00. [3DS] Yo-Kai Watch 3: Sushi / Tempura – Busters T-Pack {Yo-Kai Watch 3: Sushi \ Yo-Kai Watch 3: Tempura} (Level 5) {2016.12.15} (¥6.400) – 17.709 / NEW
11./12. [WIU] Minecraft: Wii U Edition (Microsoft Game Studios) {2016.06.23} (¥3.600) – 16.315 / 215.728 (+59%)
12./13. [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi: Mura o Tsukurundesu (Nippon Columbia) {2016.07.21} (¥4.800) – 15.638 / 105.725 (+79%)
13./11. [3DS] Mario Party: Star Rush
(Nintendo) {2016.10.20} (¥4.700) – 15.635 / 104.179 (+49%)
14./10. [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo
(Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2.700) – 14.535 / 52.695 (+28%)
15./42. [3DS] New Super Mario Bros. 2 # (Nintendo) {2012.07.28} (¥4.571) – 14.468 / 2.488.181
16./07. [PS4] Watch Dogs 2 (Ubisoft) {2016.12.01} (¥8.400) – 10.995 / 68.796 (-38%)
17./04. [PS4] The Last Guardian
(Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2016.12.06} (¥6.900) – 10.754 / 93.014 (-87%)
18./15. [3DS] Kirby: Planet Robobot (Nintendo) {2016.04.28} (¥4.700) – 10.678 / 496.521 (+45%)
19./19. [WIU] Splatoon #
(Nintendo) {2015.05.28} (¥5.700) – 8.654 / 1.516.219 (+48%)
20./22. [3DS] Mario Kart 7 (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4.571) – 8.299 / 2.694.863

3DS hardware sales surpass PS2 in Japan

Posted on 4 weeks ago by in 3DS, News | 22 Comments | 0 Likes

According to the latest Media Create sales, the 3DS sold 133,478 units in Japan last week. Total sales have now reached 21,913,661 units since launch. With these figures, 3DS has finally outsold PlayStation 2 in Japan which moved 21,833,216 units.

Congratulations to Nintendo for reaching this notable milestone.

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