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It was revealed earlier this week that the New 3DS sold over 200,000 units for its Japanese launch. Media Create provides a bit more insight with some tidbits about the performance of the face plates.

According to Media Create, roughly 19,000 face plates were sold at launch. Popular face plates include the two Monster Hunter ones, Yoshi face plate, and the wood grain face plate (#24).

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NPD Group has released a listing of the top ten best-selling games in the U.S. for the month of September 2014. The results can be found below.

  1. Destiny (Xbox One, PS4, 360, PS3)
  2. Madden NFL 15 (360, PS4, PS3, Xbox One)
  3. FIFA 15 (PS4, 360, PS3, Xbox One, Wii, Vita, 3DS)
  4. Super Smash Bros. for 3DS (3DS)
  5. Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor (PS4, Xbox One, PC)
  6. NHL 15 (PS4, Xbox One, 360, PS3)
  7. Minecraft (360, PS3)
  8. The Sims 4 (PC)
  9. Disney Infinity 2.0 (360, PS3, Wii U, PS4, Xbox One)
  10. Diablo III: Reaper of Souls (PS4, 360, PS3, Xbox One, PC)

You can find more details from this month’s NPD report over on GamesBeat.

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Today’s NPD day, and Nintendo has once again provided its regular response to the latest US sales data.

Super Smash Bros. for 3DS managed to sell over 705,000 copies in its first two days, making the game the fourth best-selling software SKU for the month. 135,000 of those sales came from eShop downloads.

3DS sales came in at 140,000 for September – up 55 percent compared to August. Wii U sales also increased by nearly 50 percent over sales in August thanks to Hyrule Warriors (190,000 units sold) and Mario Kart 8 (60,000 units sold).

Look for Nintendo’s full response to this month’s NPD report below.

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Tomodachi Life has performed extremely well in France. Since launch, the game has sold 200,000 units. Nintendo has also confirmed that Tomodachi Life was the best-selling game this summer and the best-selling release of 2014.

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This week’s Japanese software sales are as follows:

1. [3DS] Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate – 1,446,289 / NEW
2. [3DS] Super Smash Bros. for 3DS – 76,392 / 1,557,829
3. [3DS] Youkai Watch 2 – 57,583 / 2,712,909
4. [PS3] Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix – 21,158 / 106,093
5. [PS4] FIFA 15 – 16,719 / NEW
6. [PS3] FIFA 15 – 16,149 / NEW
7. [PS4] DriveClub – 8,620 / NEW
8. [PSV] Danganronpa: Another Episode – 7,184 / 93,113
9. [3DS] Nazotoki Battle TORE! Densetsu no Makyuu o Fukkatsu Saseyo! – 6,106 / 12,845
10. [PSV] The Legend of Heroes: Sen no Kiseki II – 5,021 / 102,905
11. [PS3] The Legend of Heroes: Sen no Kiseki II – 4,330 / 79,473
12. [PSV] FIFA 15 – 4,253 / NEW
13. [3DS] Forbidden Magna – 4,247 / 27,497
14. [PS3] Destiny – 4,160 / 91,467
15. [3DS] Dragon Quest X – 4,151 / 105,296
16. [WIU] Mario Kart 8 – 3,996 / 686,763
17. [3DS] Youkai Watch – 3,170 / 1,284,799
18. [PSV] Ar nosurge Plus – 3,157 / 12,398
19. [3DS] Yoshi’s New Island – 2,906 / 194,510
20. [WIU] Fatal Frame: The Black Haired Shrine Maiden – 2,710 / 37,320

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

New 3DS LL – 164,756
New 3DS – 70,050
3DS LL – 19,727
PS4 – 11,697
Vita – 8,561
3DS – 7,340
Wii U – 6,309
PS3 – 4,954
Xbox One – 809
Vita TV – 737
Xbox 360 – 97
PSP – 67

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

3DS LL – 16,130
Vita – 13,510
Wii U – 7,805
PS4 – 7,350
3DS – 6,360
PS3 – 5,365
Xbox One – 1,062
Vita TV – 922
PSP – 84
Xbox 360 – 80

Famitsu has reported the first bunch of stats for the New Nintendo 3DS and the New Nintendo 3DS XL which was released in Japan last weekend. Both models have sold a collective total of 233,483 units, with 61,151 of those being the New 3DS and 172,332 being the New 3DS XL. Also reported was that Monster Hunter 4G has also sold 1,617,949 units to date. Here are some other interesting stats / tidbits for comparison:

  • The smaller model was shipped with face plates while the larger one came in a Monster Hunter 4G bundle
  • The best Christmas week in 2011 saw 510,629 units sold
  • The best Christmas week in 2012 saw 433,788 units sold
  • Launch week in Japan saw 235 974 units sold
  • After the 3DS price drop 214 821 units were sold that following week

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Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate has already shipped two million copies in Japan, Capcom has revealed. That number accounts for product in store shelves as well as sales from download cards and the eShop.

As of October 15, total Monster Hunter series sales are over 31 million units.

You’ll find Capcom’s full announcement about today’s news below.

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The latest Wii U/3DS-specific UK software sales are as follows:

Wii U

1. Mario Kart 8 – Nintendo

2. Skylanders Trapteam – Activision Blizzard

3. Hyrule Warriors – Nintendo

4. Nintendoland – Nintendo

5. New Super Mario Bros. U – Nintendo

6. Super Mario 3D World – Nintendo

7. New Super Luigi U – Nintendo

8. Wii Party U – Nintendo

9. Disney Infinity 2.0 – Disney Interactive

10. Sonic: Lost World – Nintendo

3DS

1. Super Smash Bros. – Nintendo

2. Tomodachi Life – Nintendo

3. Fantasy Life – Nintendo

4. Frozen: Olaf’s Quest – 1st Playable

5. Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Nintendo

This week’s UK software sales are as follows:

Individual Formats

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