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Pokemon X and Y sold another 473,000 copies across Japan in its second week, but the game’s sales dropped by 75 percent. Before you get too concerned, keep in mind that this may sound more troubling than it actually is.

Pokemon Black/White experienced a similar drop, but not quite as steep. Sales of the DS games obtained higher first week sales with a 70 percent decrease in its second week.

Note that when Black/White launched, the DS had a userbase that was over twice the size as the 3DS’ total (30 million versus 13 million). Pokemon X and Y are also competing for gamers’ attention, as Monster Hunter 4 launched in Japan not too long ago.

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Rayman Legends was the second best-selling Wii U title in Japan during the week of October 14th. Sadly, that’s not saying much. Dengeki Online reports (via ASCII Media Works) Rayman Legends sold just 1,435 copies in its debut week at retail.

Nintendo published Rayman Legends as a Japanese Wii U exclusive on October 17th. Dengeki’s data period ended on the 20th, so the site’s figure accounts for less than a full week of sales. Still, we can’t help but be disappointed, even though the game’s slow start is far from surprising.

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

01./01. [3DS] Pokemon X / Y # (Pokemon Co.) {2013.10.12} (¥4.800) – 473.151 / 2.339.721 (-75%)
02./03. [3DS] Monster Hunter 4 # (Capcom) {2013.09.14} (¥5.990) – 104.394 / 2.757.217 (-5%)
03./02. [PS3] Grand Theft Auto V
(Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2013.10.10} (¥7.770) – 88.219 / 448.334 (-76%)
04./00. [3DS] Battle For Money Sentouchuu: Densetsu no Shinobi no Survival Battle!
(Bandai Namco Games) {2013.10.17} (¥4.980) – 44.565 / NEW <46,33%>
05./00. [PS3] Saint Seiya: Brave Soldiers #
(Bandai Namco Games) {2013.10.17} (¥7.480) – 29.314 / NEW
06./00. [PS3] FIFA 14 # (Electronic Arts) {2013.10.17} (¥7.665) – 26.170 / NEW
07./00. [PS3] Beyond: Two Souls (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2013.10.17} (¥5.980) – 22.481 / NEW
08./06. [PS3] Soccer Tsuku: Pro Soccer Club! (Sega) {2013.10.10} (¥8.379) – 11.819 / 85.515 (-84%)
09./04. [PS3] Tales of Symphonia Chronicles (Bandai Namco Games) {2013.10.10} (¥6.980) – 11.221 / 88.450 (-85%)
10./05. [PSV] Dangan-Ronpa 1-2: Reload (Spike Chunsoft) {2013.10.10} (¥5.229) – 9.532 / 85.704 (-87%)
11./11. [3DS] Friend Collection: New Life # (Nintendo) {2013.04.18} (¥4.800) – 7.928 / 1.474.096 (+3%)
12./00. [PSP] J-League Pro Soccer Club! 8: Euro + (Sega) {2013.10.17} (¥5.229) – 7.024 / NEW
13./13. [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf # (Nintendo) {2012.11.08} (¥4.800) – 6.937 / 3.445.311 (+2%)
14./07. [PS3] Fairy Fencer F # (Compile Heart) {2013.10.10} (¥7.329) – 6.167 / 46.833 (-85%)
15./08. [PSV] Soccer Tsuku: Pro Soccer Club! (Sega) {2013.10.10} (¥7.329) – 5.879 / 39.778 (-83%)
16./10. [PS3] Warriors Orochi 3: Ultimate # (Koei Tecmo) {2013.09.26} (¥6.615) – 5.600 / 121.655 (-49%)
17./17. [3DS] Disney Magic Castle: My Happy Life # (Bandai Namco Games) {2013.08.01} (¥5.480) – 5.451 / 296.178 (+1%)
18./16. [3DS] Youkai Watch (Level 5) {2013.07.11} (¥4.800) – 4.552 / 204.892 (-18%)
19./19. [3DS] Mario & Luigi: Dream Team #
(Nintendo) {2013.07.18} (¥4.800) – 4.020 / 332.884 (-14%)
20./22. [3DS] Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon (Nintendo) {2013.03.20} (¥4.800) – 3.896 / 918.767 (+0%)

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Capcom will begin an open beta test for Wii U early next month. Between November 5 and November 11, system owners in Japan can join in so long as they use their Nintendo Network ID. Capcom will provide participants with an armor and weapon set for use in the final version of the game.

3DS

Downloadable Titles
Sonic Lost World (retail title) – 4,700 yen (from 10/24)
Nanami to Issho ni Manabo! English J?atsu no Kotsu DEMO – FREE

Virtual Console
Rockman World 4 (Mega Man IV, Game Boy) – 400 yen
Nazo Puyo 2 (Game Gear) – 300 yen

Wii U

Downloadable Titles
Sonic Lost World (retail title) – 6,500 yen (from 10/24)

Virtual Console
Urban Champion (Famicom) – 500 yen
Pinball (Famicom) – 500 yen
Baseball (Famicom) – 500 yen

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