Fire Emblem Fates continues to lead Japan’s software sales chart

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Nintendo continue to comfortably lead Japan’s software and hardware sales, with Fire Emblem Fates, Rhythm Heaven: The Best+ and Splatoon leading Media Create’s latest sales chart.

Fire Emblem’s latest iteration, available in Birthright and Conquest versions, remained in the top spot by selling another 54,896 copies. That led the top 20 which represented 9 Nintendo 3DS and three Wii U titles, with PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita occupying the other places.

Hardware sales largely fell across the board, with the family of Nintendo 3DS systems shifting 27,236 units and Wii U with 12,781 units.

Software Sales (with lifetime sales bracketed)

1. [3DS] Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright / Conquest, Nintendo – 54,896 (315,571)
2. [3DS] Rhythm Heaven: The Best+, Nintendo – 34,467 (301,193)
3. [Wii U] Splatoon, Nintendo – 34,135 (382,175)
4. [PSV] Persona 4: Dancing All Night, ATLUS – 13,028 (107,064)
5. [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition, SCE – 11,941 (232,530)
6. [Wii U] Mario Kart 8, Nintendo – 7,833 (1,053,734)
7. [3DS] Dragon Ball Z: Extreme Butoden, Bandai Namco – 6,656 (105,445)
8. [3DS] Return to PopoloCrois: A Story of Seasons Fairytale, Marvelous – 4,992 (60,768)
9. [PS4] Devil May Cry 4: Special Edition, Capcom – 4,920 (47,246)
10. [3DS] Pokemon Omega Ruby / Alpha Sapphire, Nintendo – 4,719 (2,653,053)
11. [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Nintendo – 4,276 (3,992,729)
12. [PS4] The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Spike Chunsoft – 3,529 (125,567)
13. [3DS] Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo – 3,325 (2,253,580)
14. [3DS] Girls Mode 3: Kira Kira Code, Nintendo – 3,148 (161,545)
15. [PSV] Zettai Geigeki Wars: Metropolis Defenders, Acquire – 2,831 (NEW)
16. [3DS] Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bros. Edition, GungHo Online Entertainment – 2,708 (272,776)
17. [PSV] Chaos;Child, 5pb. – 2,556 (12,882)
18. [Wii U] Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, Nintendo – 2,536 (651,565)
19. [PS4] Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward, Square Enix – 2,430 (41,188)
20. [PSV] The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky Evolution, Kadokawa Games – 2,142 (30,275)

Hardware Sales (with last week’s sales bracketed)

1. New 3DS LL – 19,475 (21,818)
2. PlayStation 4 – 18,171 (14,482)
3. PlayStation Vita – 14,067 (23,134)
4. Wii U – 12,781 (13,166)
5. New 3DS – 5,506 (8,294)
6. PlayStation 3 – 3,102 (2,761)
7. 3DS – 1,394 (1,396)
8. 3DS LL – 861 (847)
9. PlayStation Vita TV – 741 (820)
10. Xbox One – 235 (243)

[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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