Zelda: Tri Force Heroes dethroned in Japan’s weekly software sales chart

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The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes was dethroned in this week’s Japanese software sales chart, with Media Create revealing that Bandai Namco’s God Eater Resurrection secured the top spot by shifting 125,876 copies.

That saw Link’s adventure tumble to fourth, with Wii U exclusives Super Mario Maker and Splatoon continuing to continue steadily. Other new releases came in Take-Two’s NBA 2K16 and Microsoft’s Halo 5: Guardians which entered the chart in ninth and eleventh respectively.

As for hardware, the Nintendo 3DS family of systems sold another 21,880 units whereas Wii U shifted 9,127 systems.

Software Sales (lifetime sales bracketed)

1. [PSV] God Eater Resurrection, Bandai Namco – 125,876 [NEW]
2. [PS4] God Eater Resurrection, Bandai Namco – 25,700 [NEW]
3. [PSV] Yomawari, NIS – 22,472 [NEW]
4. [3DS] The Legend of Zelda: Tri-Force Heroes, Nintendo – 19,499 (73,893)
5. [3DS] Yo-kai Watch Busters: Red Cat Team / White Dog Squad, Nintendo – 19,355 (1,694,351)
6. [PS4] God Eater Resurrection Cross-Play Pack & Anime Vol. 1, Bandai Namco – 16,281 [NEW]
7. [Wii U] Super Mario Maker, Nintendo – 13,764 (350,803)
8. [Wii U] Splatoon, Nintendo – 11,969 (749,447)
9. [PS4] NBA 2K16, Take-Two – 8,707 [NEW]
10. [3DS] Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer, Nintendo – 7,679 (1,106,582)
11. [XBO] Halo 5: Guardians, Microsoft – 7,455 [NEW]
12. [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition, SCE – 7,155 (382,419)
13. [3DS] PriPara Mezase! Idol Grand Prix No. 1!, Bandai Namco – 6,561 (40,596)
14. [3DS] 7th Dragon III Code: VFD, SEGA – – 6,224 (92,000)
15. [3DS] Picross 3D 2, Nintendo – 6,162 (64,309)
16. [PS3] NBA 2K16, Take-Two – 5,194 [NEW]
17. [PS3] Pro Evolution Soccer 2016, Konami – 5,040 (87,453)
18. [3DS] Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon, Nintendo – 4,923 (248,417)
19. [PS4] Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Konami – 4,100 (415,820)
20. [3DS] Pro Yakyuu Famista Returns, Bandai Namco – 4,026 (42,447)

Hardware Sales (last week’s sales bracketed)

1. PlayStation 4 – 22,104 (22,801)
2. New 3DS LL – 16,824 (16,144)
3. PlayStation Vita – 14,366 (12,981)
4. Wii U – 9,127 (9,961)
5. New 3DS – 3,559 (3,530)
6. PlayStation 3 – 1,931 (1,909)
7. 3DS – 988 (1,277)
8. PlayStation Vita TV – 807 (782)
9. Xbox One – 534 (1,009)
10. 3DS LL – 509 (478)

[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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