Dragon Quest Collection sells 260,000 units to seize Japanese chart top spot

The Dragon Quest Collection, released for Wii in marking the 25th anniversary celebrations, has managed to achieve sales of over 260,000 units allowing it to claim the top spot amidst the Japanese software chart.

The collection itself contains the first three Dragon Quest games, although five games are essentially included as this also includes the Super Famicom (SNES) remakes too.

The full Japanese software chart for September 12th – 18th is as follows (previous weeks sales are in brackets):

[WII] 1. Dragon Quest Collection (Square Enix, 09.15.11): 263,398
[PS3] 2. Tales of Xillia (Namco Bandai, 09.08.11): 47,297 (572,902)
[PS3] 3. Resident Evil Revival Selection (Capcom, TBA): 17,614 (111,382)
[WII] 4. Wii Sports Resort (Nintendo, 06.25.09): 15,109 (552,116)
[WII] 5. Everyone’s Rhythm Heaven (Nintendo, 07.21.11): 14,647 (452,560)
[PS3] 6. Monster Hunter Portable 3rd HD Ver. (Capcom, 08.25.11): 13,230 (374,013)
[NDS] 7. Atsumete! Kirby (Nintendo, 08.04.11): 10,888 (219,156)
[N3DS] 8. The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of time 3D (Nintendo, 06.16.11): 10,504 (380,138)
[PSP] 9. Grand Knights History (MMV, 09.01.11): 10,078 (94,419)
[PSP] 10. Monster Hunter Diary Poka Poka Felyne Village G (Capcom, 08.10.11): 9,378 (192,720)
[PSP] 11. Hot Shots Golf 5 PlayStation 3 the Best (SCEJ, 09.08.11): 8,454 (20,812)
[N3DS] 12. Super Pokemon Rumble (Pokemon, 08.11.11): 7,698 (161,645)
[PSP] 13. Gekka Ryouran Romance (Idea Factory, 09.15.11): 6,948
[PS3] 14. Dunamis 15 (5pb., 09.15.11): 5,970
[WII] 15. Super Sentai Battle Ranger Cross (Namco Bandai, AUT 11): 5,739 (22,196)
[PSP] 16. Uta no Prince Sama Repeat (Broccoli, 08.11.11): 5,659 (73,285)
[NDS] 17. Pokemon Black & White (Pokemon, 09.18.10): 5,202 (5,308,519)
[PS3] 18. Resistance 3 (SCEJ, 09.08.11): 5,136 (25,478)
[PS3] 19. Call of Duty Black Ops Dubbed Version Budget Version (Square Enix, 09.01.11): 5,077 (20,414)
[NDS] 20. Winnie-the-Pooh 100 Acre Forest Cooking Book (Disney Interactive Studio, 09.15.11): 5,064

[Thanks Andriasang]

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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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