Yo-kai Watch Busters leads Japan’s weekly sales chart

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Media Create’s Japanese sales charts for the past week see Nintendo comfortably remain in pole position.

New releases Yo-kai Watch Busters and The Great Ace Attorney led the software chart, helping to boost New Nintendo 3DS LL sales with an increase of 1,594 over last week..

As a whole, Nintendo 3DS hardware shifted 28,703 units which saw the handheld comfortably take the lead in comparison to PlayStation 4 in second place with 15,779 units. Whereas the Wii U sold 10,789 units, with Splatoon, Mario Kart 8 and Super Smash Bros. for Wii U continuing to help drive sales.

Software Sales (with lifetime sales bracketed)

1. [3DS] Yo-kai Watch Busters: Red Cat Team / White Dog Squad, Nintendo – 693,538 (New)
2. [3DS] The Great Ace Attorney, Capcom – 135,690 (New)
3. [PSV] Taiko Drum Master: V Version, Bandai Namco – 46,101 (New)
4. [3DS] Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright / Conquest, Nintendo – 29,682 (345,253)
5. [Wii U] Splatoon, Nintendo – 26,136 (408,312)
6. [3DS] Rhythm Heaven: The Best+, Nintendo – 24,650 (325,844)
7. [3DS] Chou Tousouchuu Atsumare! Saikyou no Tousou Monotachi, Bandai Namco – 13,571 (New)
8. [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition, SCE – 10,898 (243,428)
9. [Wii U] Mario Kart 8, Nintendo – 6,708 (1,060,442)
10. [3DS] Dragon Ball Z: Extreme Butoden, Bandai Namco – 4,642 (110,087)
11. [3DS] Pokemon Omega Ruby / Alpha Sapphire, Nintendo – 4,608 (2,657,661)
12. [PSV] Persona 4: Dancing All Night, ATLUS – 4,449 (111,513)
13. [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Nintendo – 4,232 (3,996,960)
14. [3DS] Girls Mode 3: Kira Kira Code, Nintendo – 2,891 (164,436)
15. [PS4] The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Spike Chunsoft – 2,847 (128,414)
16. [PS4] Devil May Cry 4: Special Edition, Capcom – 2,772 (50,017)
17. [3DS] Return to PopoloCrois: A Story of Seasons Fairytale, Marvelous – 2,757 (63,524)
18. [3DS] Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo – 2,746 (2,256,326)
19. [Wii U] Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, Nintendo – 2,218 (653,783)
20. [3DS] Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bros. Edition, GungHo Online Entertainment – 1,901 (274,678)

Hardware Sales (with last week’s sales bracketed)

1. New 3DS LL – 21,069 (19,475)
2. PlayStation 4 – 15,779 (18,171)
3. PlayStation Vita – 13,632 (14,067)
4. Wii U – 10,789 (12,781)
5.New 3DS – 5,551 (5,506)
6. PlayStation 3 – 2,979 (3,102)
7. 3DS – 1,184 (1,394)
8. 3DS LL – 899 (861)
9. PlayStation Vita TV – 613 (741)
10. Xbox One – 149 (235)

[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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