Nintendo 3DS sales more than double in Japan

Some positive news for Nintendo 3DS sales this week, as the release of Star Fox 64 3D saw sales figures more than double those achieved the previous week.

Whilst Star Fox 64 3D was only able to reach No. 6 in the software chart, fended off by a number of other new releases, the Nintendo 3DS was able to see sales of just under 47,000 units.

This easily surpassed sales of other platforms, near enough doubling the PSP, allowing Nintendo’s latest handheld to regain the hardware chart top spot.

The software chart for July 11th-17th is as follows:

[PS3] 1. Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2011 (Konami, 07.14.11): 117,759 NEW!
[PSP] 2. Taiko Drum Master Portable DX (Deluxe) (Namco Bandai, 07.14.11): 80,215 NEW!
[WII] 3. Inazuma Eleven Strikers (Level 5, 07.16.11): 74,227 NEW!
[PSP] 4. Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2011 (Konami, 07.14.11): 73,247 NEW!
[NDS] 5. Puyo Puyo!! (Sega, 07.14.11): 34,903 NEW!
[N3DS] 6. Star Fox 64 3D (Nintendo, 07.14.11): 32,475 NEW!
[PSP] 7. UnchainBlades Rexx (Furyu, 07.14.11): 18,256 NEW!
[N3DS] 8. The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of time 3D (Nintendo, 06.16.11): 15,636 (256,374)
[WII] 9. Wii Sports Resort (Wii Remote Plus Pack) (Nintendo, 11.11.10): 14,725 (402,799)
[PSP] 10. Little Battle eXperience (Level 5, 06.16.11): 12,085 (256,875)
[NDS] 11. Pokemon Black & White (Pokemon, 09.18.10): 10,951 (5,238,287)
[WII] 12. Wiimote Plus Variety Pack (Nintendo, 07.07.11): 10,522 (27,531)
[PS3] 13. L.A. Noire (Rockstar Games, 07.07.11): 10,036 (68,473)
[PSP] 14. Steins; Gate (5pb., 06.23.11): 9,928 (109,016)
[WII] 15. 007 Goldeneye (Nintendo, 06.30.11): 9,473 (58,863)
[PS3] 16. Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition (Capcom, 06.30.11): 9,336 (74,772)
[PS3] 17. inFamous 2 (SCEJ, 07.07.11): 8,324 (41,798)
[PSP] 18. To Heart 2 Dungeon Travelers (AquaPlus, 06.30.11): 8,082 (54,799)
[PS3] 19. Earth Defense Force Insect Armageddon (D3 Publisher, 07.07.11): 7,864 (38,053)
[N3DS] 20. UnchainBlades Rexx (Furyu, 07.14.11): 5,592 NEW!

Below is the full hardware chart, for July 11th-17th, is as follows (last weeks sales are bracketed):
1. 3DS: 46,637 (22,943)
2. PSP: 26,551 (26,373)
3. PS3: 23,322 (22,900)
4. Wii: 14,237 (13,068)
5. DSi LL: 4,693 (4,811)
6. DSi: 4,384 (4,725)
7. X360: 1,734 (2,016)
8. PS2: 1,405 (1,309)
9. DS Lite: 131 (56)
10. PSP go: 14 (34)

[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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