Yo-kai Watch Busters continues weekly sales chart dominance in Japan

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The Yo-kai Watch brand continues to be a surefire hit for LEVEL-5 in Japan, with Nintendo 3DS exclusive Yo-kai Watch Busters remaining in the lead in Media Create’s weekly sales chart.

Capcom’s Sengoku Basara 4: Sumeragi was the highest-charting new release, with 94,050 copies sold across PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3, with Wii U exclusive Splatoon continuing to see strong weekly sales to remain high in the chart.

As for hardware, the Nintendo 3DS family of systems accounted for 28,874 unit sales, with the New Nintendo 3DS LL proving the most popular choice with an increase in sales over last week. Whereas the Wii U unit sales remained consistent at 11,257 for the week, a small increase of 229 sales.

Software Sales (with lifetime sales bracketed)

1. [3DS] Yo-kai Watch Busters: Red Cat Team / White Dog Squad, Nintendo – 95,369 (1,009,905)
2. [PS3] Sengoku Basara 4: Sumeragi, Capcom – 58,889 (New)
3. [PS4] Sengoku Basara 4: Sumeragi, Capcom – 35,161 (New)
4. [Wii U] Splatoon, Nintendo – 24,289 (455,158)
5. [PSV] Makai Shin Trillion, Compile Heart – 18,506 (New)
6. [3DS] Rhythm Heaven: The Best+, Nintendo – 16,110 (359,603)
7. [PS3] TV Anime The Idolmaster: Cinderella Girls G4U! Pack Vol. 3, Bandai Namco – 15,060 (New)
8. [3DS] Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright / Conquest, – Nintendo – 14,023 (377,775)
9. [PS4] Batman: Arkham Knight, Warner Bros. – 12,273 (61,076)
10. [Wii U] Yoshi’s Woolly World, Nintendo – 11,733 (42,891)
11. [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition, SCE – 10,180 (263,487)
12. [3DS] The Great Ace Attorney, Capcom – 9,554 (169,161)
13. [3DS] Langrisser Re:Incarnation Tensei, Masaya Games – 9,300 (New)
14. [PSV] Taiko Drum Master: V Version, Bandai Namco – 8,277 (66,959)
15. [Wii U] Mario Kart 8, Nintendo – 7,076 (1,074,513)
16. [3DS] Chou Tousouchuu Atsumare! Saikyou no Tousou Monotachi, Bandai Namco – 6,757 (25,277)
17. [3DS] Pokemon Omega Ruby / Alpha Sapphire, Nintendo – 5,414 (2,668,433)
18. [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Nintendo – 5,343 (4,007,043)
19. [PSV] Vamwolf Cross, D3 Publisher – 3,369 (New)
20. [3DS] Girls Mode 3: Kira Kira Code, Nintendo – 2,966 (170,116)

Hardware Sales (with last week’s sales bracketed)

1. New 3DS LL – 21,028 (19,432)
2. PlayStation 4 – 17,656 (24,266)
3. PlayStation Vita – 13,843 (13,190)
4. Wii U – 11,257 (11,028)
5. New 3DS – 5,753 (5,437)
6. PlayStation 3 – 2,956 (2,947)
7. 3DS – 1,286 (1,376)
8. 3DS LL – 807 (726)
9. PlayStation Vita TV – 642 (618)
10. Xbox One – 211 (242)

[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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