In this week’s Japanese sales charts we see Nintendo return to form after large amount of new Playstation exclusive titles launched last week. Nintendo’s combined software sales put the house of Mario accountable for just over 52% of the top twenty despite not seeing any new releases. Out of the eleven titles in the top twenty only one is for Wii U being Mario Kart 8, which is still performing well just shy of 20,ooo units. It’s the 3DS which continues to dominate with Level-5′s Yo-kai Watch taking second place with almost 30,000 pieces sold. Next week sees the release of the two SKU 3DS exclusive sequel however.

01./01. [PSV] Freedom Wars – 43,160 (232,048)
02./07. [3DS] Yo-kai Watch – 28,933 (1,176,134)
03./04. [3DS] Taiko no Tatsujin – 24,412 (77,508)
04./08. [WIU] Mario Kart 8 – 19,386 (512,223)

05./02. [PS4] Watch Dogs – 12,783 (76,378)
06./06. [PS3] Watch Dogs – 12,656 (43,684)
07./03. [PS3] Kamen Rider: Battride War II – 10,651 (73,300)
08./09. [3DS] Pokemon Art Academy – 10,003 (56,456)
09./10. [PS3] World Soccer Winning Eleven 2014 – 7,607 (144,500)
10./15. [PS3] Grand Theft Auto V – 5,717 (12,448)
11./17. [3DS] World Soccer Winning Eleven 2014 – 5,703 (62,446)
12./16. [PS4] FIFA 14 – 5,065 (58,878)
13./12. [3DS] Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth – 4,996 (242,375)
14./19. [3DS] Pokemon X / Y – 4,595 (4,097,248)

15./11. [PS3] Date A Live: Ars Install – 4,383 (14,086)
16./05. [PSV] Girls & Panzer: Senshado, Kiwamemasu! – 4,016 (35,542)
17./00. [PS4] Akiba’s Trip: Undead & Undressed – 3,602 (NEW)
18./20. [3DS] Monster Hunter 4 – 3,327 (3,304,016)
19./23. [3DS] Mario Party: Island Tour – 3,305 (404,211)
20./22. [3DS] Mario Kart 7 – 3,214 (2,346,622) 

3DS XL – 21,914
PSV – 16,438
Wii U – 9,961
PS4 – 7,876
PS3 – 7,511
3DS – 5,424
PSVTV – 2,217
PSP – 1,579
360 – 180

Written by Andy W.

I’m the Developer Liaison at Nintendo Enthusiast, and when I’m not working my butt off at the toy store I manage, I’m talking with developers from around the world, promoting crowd-funding campaigns, conducting interviews and also offering advice and support to developers looking to bring their games to Wii U & 3DS.