Kirby Planet Robobot Tops Japan’s Software Chart

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Kirby Planet Robobot shifted 144,846 copies last week in Japan, seeing it top Media Create’s software chart at launch.

The pink star warrior’s Nintendo 3DS exclusive outpaced other new releases in Konami’s Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2016, Square Enix’s Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithfulness, NIS’ Rose and the Old Castle of Twilight, and El Dia’s Eve: Burst Error R.

Hardware sales also climbed, which saw Wii U sell 10,020 units and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems 25,578 units – compared to 5,968 and 18,261 units the week before, respectively.

Software Sales (lifetime sales bracketed)

1. [3DS] Kirby Planet Robobot, Nintendo – 144,846 [New]
2. [PS4] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2016, Konami – 101,981 [New]
3. [PSV] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2016, Konami – 84,873 [New]
4. [PS3] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2016, Konami – 56,477 [New]
5. [3DS] Yo-kai Sangokushi, LEVEL-5 – 34,648 (464,886)
6. [PS3] Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness, Square Enix – 20,027 [New]
7. [3DS] Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3, Square Enix – 14,780 (572,355)
8. [PSV] One Piece: Burning Blood, Bandai Namco – 10,197 (42,880)
9. [PS4] One Piece: Burning Blood, Bandai Namco – 9,898 (45,394)
10. [Wii U] Super Mario Maker, Nintendo – 9,458 (861,427)
11. [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition, SIE – 8,991 (752,549)
12. [Wii U] Splatoon, Nintendo – 8,826 (1,347,515)
13. [PSV] Rose and the Old Castle of Twilight, NIS – 8,508 [New]
14. [Wii U] Star Fox Zero / Star Fox Guard Double Pack, Nintendo – 7,694 (24,808)
15. [PS4] Dark Souls III, Bandai Namco – 7,360 (282,269)
16. [PSV] Bullet Girls 2, D3 Publisher – 6,339 (23,562)
17. [PSV] Eve: Burst Error R, El Dia – 5,699 [New]
18. [3DS] Disney Art Academy, Nintendo – 5,155 (35,971)
19. [3DS] Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Nintendo – 4,956 (149,273)
20. [3DS] Terraria, Spike Chunsoft – 3,968 (11,219)

Hardware Sales (last week’s sales bracketed)

1. PlayStation 4 – 28,578 (20,589)
2. New 3DS LL – 20,257 (13,917)
3. PlayStation Vita – 20,168 (12,678)
4. Wii U – 10,020 (5,968)
5. New 3DS – 3,997 (3,268)
6. PlayStation 3 – 1,560 (1,153)
7. 3DS – 1,091 (939)
8. 3DS LL – 233 (137)
9. Xbox One – 100 (101)

[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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