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Nintendo took the highest share of game sales revenue in Japan during January, the latest figures from Enterbrain and Famitsu have confirmed.

During January, which tracks between December 26th – January 29th, Nintendo gained 23.6% of game revenue. Namco Bandai was next with 18%, Capcom then with 10.9%, Square Enix with 6.9% and Konami in fifth with 6.2%.

Below these were Tecmo Koei, From Software, LEVEL-5, SEGA and Sony Computer Entertainment Japan, in that order.

Nintendo’s success was mainly due to Super Mario 3D Land and Mario Kart 7, which sold 299,000 units and 389,000 units respectively, allowing Nintendo to top the monthly revenue chart for three months in a row.

[Thanks Andriasang]

Alex Seedhouse

Alex Seedhouse

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.