Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer success continues in Japan

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Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer‘s success in Japan continues, with the Nintendo 3DS exclusive selling another 181,377 copies in its second week.

That allowed it to remain at the top of the software chart, with Yo-kai Watch Busters: Red Cat Team and White Dog Squad coming in second with a further 84,939 copies sold. It is Splatoon that continues to show that it has long tentacles, with sales building over consecutive weeks to hit 35,620 copies this week.

It didn’t have that much of a knock on effect with Wii U hardware sales, which grew slightly to 13,007 units. Whereas the combined Nintendo 3DS family of systems shifting another 39,008 units, although that notably fell after last week’s significant boost.

Software Sales (with lifetime sales bracketed)

1. [3DS] Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer, Nintendo – 181,377 (703,933)
2. [3DS] Yo-kai Watch Busters: Red Cat Team / White Dog Squad, LEVEL-5 – 84,939 (1,202,789)
3. [Wii U] Splatoon, Nintendo – 35,620 (519,034)
4. [3DS] Rhythm Heaven: The Best+, Nintendo – 18,852 (392,837)
5. [PSV] Luminous Arc Infinity, Marvelous – 16,217 [New]
6. [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition, SCE – 8,100 (280,140)
7. [3DS] Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright / Conquest, Nintendo – 7,916 (396,710)
8. [Wii U] Mario Kart 8, Nintendo – 7,256 (1,088,732)
9. [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Nintendo – 6,098 (4,019,151)
10. [PSV] IA/VT Colorful, Marvelous – 5,902 (44,783)
11. [PS3] Sengoku Basara 4: Sumeragi, Capcom – 5,839 (76,757)
12. [PSV] Gal Gun: Double Peace, Alchemist – 5,792 [New]
13. [PS4] Gal Gun: Double Peace, Alchemist – 5,020 [New]
14. [Wii U] Yoshi’s Woolly World, Nintendo – 4,913 (54,980)
15. [PSV] Taiko Drum Master: V Version, Bandai Namco – 4,879 (79,302)
16. [3DS] The Great Ace Attorney, Capcom – 4,554 (179,804)
17. [3DS] Nobunaga’s Ambition 2, Koei Tecmo – 4,552 [New]
18. [3DS] Pokemon Omega Ruby / Alpha Sapphire, Nintendo – 4,486 (2,677,443)
19. [3DS] Chou Tousouchuu Atsumare! Saikyou no Tousou Monotachi, Bandai Namco – 3,729 (33,289)
20. [3DS] Romance of the Three Kingdoms 2, Koei Tecmo – 3,433 [New]

Hardware Sales (with last week’s sales bracketed)

1. New 3DS LL – 29,203 (44,994)
2. PlayStation 4 – 14,619 (18,740)
3. Wii U – 13,007 (11,938)
4. PlayStation Vita – 12,841 (13,214)
5. New 3DS – 7,250 (7,671)
6. PlayStation 3 – 2,567 (2,540)
7. 3DS – 1,657 (1,585)
8. 3DS LL – 898 (874)
9. PlayStation Vita TV – 496 (527)
10. Xbox One – 200 (186)

[Thanks Gematsu]

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After starting out with a Yellow Game Boy and a copy of Donkey Kong Land, Alex once hid in his room to play The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time one Christmas. Now he shares his thoughts on Nintendo Insider, keeping track of everything to do with Nintendo.

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