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Japan’s best-selling games of 2016, hardware totals, Nintendo Classic Mini: Famicom sells 567,000 units

Posted on January 5, 2017 by (@NE_Brian) in 3DS, General Nintendo, News, Wii U

In a report published on Famitsu today, the site reveals the best-selling games in Japan during 2016. The lineup is as follows:

01./00. [3DS] Pokemon Sun / Moon # (Pokemon Co.) {2016.11.18} (¥4.980) – 3.246.222 / NEW
02./00. [3DS] Yo-Kai Watch 3: Sushi / Tempura # (Level 5) {2016.07.16} (¥4.800) – 1.397.436 / NEW
03./00. [PS4] Final Fantasy XV # (Square Enix) {2016.11.29} (¥8.800) – 860.127 / NEW
04./00. [3DS] Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS (Nintendo) {2016.12.01} (¥4.700) – 743.388 / NEW
05./00. [3DS] Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3 (Square Enix) {2016.03.24} (¥5.250) – 623.083 / NEW
06./00. [3DS] Yo-Kai Sangokushi (Level 5) {2016.04.02} (¥4.600) – 563.395 / NEW
07./00. [3DS] Yo-Kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki (Level 5) {2016.12.15} (¥4.800) – 509.667 / NEW
08./00. [3DS] Kirby: Planet Robobot (Nintendo) {2016.04.28} (¥4.700) – 479.698 / NEW
09./04. [WIU] Splatoon # (Nintendo) {2015.05.28} (¥5.700) – 398.251 / 1.463.148 (-63%)
10./11. [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition # (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2.400) – 397.607 / 876.085 (-17%)

We also have hardware totals for all platforms. Find the full breakdown below (note: numbers in parenthesis are last year).

3DS – 1,874,457 (2,189,900)
PS4 – 1,790,883 (1,205,163)
PSV – 865,002 (959,342)
Wii U – 336,151 (820,304)
PS3 – 50,978 (188,207)
XB1 – 8,897 (18,093)

Aside from the numbers above, Famitsu reports that the Nintendo Classic Mini: Famicom sold 567,000 units last year. Since 329,000 units were moved in December, it sold 248,000 in December.

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