Wii U hardware sales double in Japan’s weekly charts

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Media Create’s sales data saw Nintendo 3DS exclusive Project X Zone 2: Brave New World become the highest-placed new release in Japan last week.

Selling 40,945 copies, it placed second in the software chart – narrowly beaten out by Call of Duty: Black Ops III on PlayStation 4. Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed Syndicate and EA’s Need for Speed also made their debut as other new releases, placing third and sixth respectively.

Wii U hardware sales nearly doubled to 17,921 units, with Splatoon and Super Mario Maker continuing to sell steadily. Whereas the Nintendo 3DS family of systems sold 28,593 units, with the New 3DS LL leading the way.

Software Sales (with lifetime sales bracketed)
1. [PS4] Call of Duty: Black Ops III, SCE – 43,629 (187,446)
2. [3DS] Project X Zone 2: Brave New World, Bandai Namco – 40,945 [NEW]
3. [PS4] Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, Ubisoft – 32,078 [NEW]
4. [Wii U] Splatoon, Nintendo – 21,098 (784,436)
5. [3DS] Disney Magical World 2, Bandai Namco – 19,605 (93,429)
6. [PS4] Need for Speed, EA – 18,598 [NEW]
7. [3DS] Yo-kai Watch Busters: Red Cat Team / White Dog Squad, Nintendo – 15,580 (1,729,740)
8. [Wii U] Super Mario Maker, Nintendo – 12,442 (378,609)
9. [PS3] Call of Duty: Black Ops III, SCE – 11,123 (32,022)
10. [PSV] God Eater Resurrection, Bandai Namco – 8,752 (155,440)
11. [3DS] The Legend of Zelda: Tri-Force Heroes, Nintendo – 7,670 (94,136)
12. [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition, SCE – 6,880 (397,146)
13. [3DS] Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer, Nintendo – 5,645 (1,120,354)
14. [3DS] Pro Yakyuu Famista Returns, Bandai Namco – 4,618 (51,863)
15. [3DS] Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon, Nintendo – 3,960 (257,263)
16. [3DS] Picross 3D 2, Nintendo – 3,482 (72,643)
17. [PS3] Pro Evolution Soccer 2016, Konami – 3,093 (94,614)
18. [PS4] Fairy Fencer F: Advent Dark Force, Compile Heart – 3,057 (17,449)
19. [PS4] God Eater Resurrection, Bandai Namco – 2,907 (35,068)
20. [3DS] PriPara Mezase! Idol Grand Prix No. 1!, Bandai Namco – 2,819 (47,632)

Hardware Sales (with last week’s sales bracketed)
1. PlayStation 4 – 27,311 (33,442)
2. New 3DS LL – 21,800 (18,496)
3. Wii U – 17,921 (9,935)
4. PlayStation Vita – 11,821 (13,085)
5. New 3DS – 5,264 (10,448)
6. PlayStation 3 – 1,751 (1,716)
7. 3DS – 968 (965)
8. PlayStation Vita TV – 680 (723)
9. 3DS LL – 561 (474)
10. Xbox One – 524 (825)

[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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