Japan Charts: Vita gets a massive hardware boost due to Hatsune Miku

Vita rising.

Posted By | On 05th, Sep. 2012 Under News | Follow This Author @KartikMdgl


Hatsune Miku has boosted the Vita numbers to almost 50k this week and it’s sort of incredible when you think that no one expected this game to be a hardware seller. The game itself sold 158k units this week, and is on the top of the software charts.

There’s only one Vita game in top 30 however, with Miku dominating everyone. We also have the hardware sales for you, and the 3DS has topped the chart as usual, followed by a resurgent Vita.

Vita is about to hit 1 million sales in Japan soon, and the 3DS is about to catch the PS3’s total sales in the territory which is a pretty commendable achievement when you think about how it launched. The price drop was very effective for the 3DS and hopefully it will be the same for Vita.

Earth Defense Force will be out for the Vita next month, so will it result in another boost? Tell us what you think in the comments section below.

Check out the full hardware and software sales:

Hardware:

3DS: 75,000

Vita: 50,000

PS3: 12,000

PSP: 10,000

Wii: 8,000

Software:

01./00. [PSV] Hatsune Miku: Project Diva f # <ACT> (Sega) {2012.08.30} (¥7.329) – 159.592 / NEW

02./00. [3DS] Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers <RPG> (Atlus) {2012.08.30} (¥6.279) – 69.365 / NEW

03./00. [3DS] Senran Kagura Burst: Guren no Shoujotachi <ACT> (Marvelous AQL) {2012.08.30} (¥5.980) – 69.084 / NEW

04./01. [3DS] New Super Mario Bros. 2 <ACT> (Nintendo) {2012.07.28} (¥4.800) – 56.061 / 1.037.205 (-18%)

05./00. [PS3] Kami Jigen Game Neptune V # <RPG> (Compile Heart) {2012.08.30} (¥7.329) – 36.189 / NEW

06./00. [PSP] Mobile Suit Gundam Age: Universe Accel / Cosmic Drive <RPG> (Bandai Namco Games) {2012.08.30} (¥5.980) – 35.903 / NEW

07./00. [PS3] Sengoku Basara HD Collection <ACT> (Capcom) {2012.08.30} (¥4.990) – 35.690 / NEW

08./03. [NDS] Pokemon Black 2 / White 2 <RPG> (Pokemon Co.) {2012.06.23} (¥4.800) – 29.186 / 2.707.600 (-14%)

09./00. [PS3] AquaPazza: AquaPlus Dream Match # <FTG> (Aqua Plus) {2012.08.30} (¥7.140) – 20.935 / NEW

10./04. [WII] Dragon Quest X: Mezameshi Itsutsu no Shuzoku Online # <RPG> (Square Enix) {2012.08.02} (¥6.980) – 16.360 / 526.735 (-27%)

11./22. [3DS] Tousouchuu: Shijou Saikyou no Hunter-Tachi Kara Nigekire! <ACT> (Bandai Namco Games) {2012.07.05} (¥5.040) – 15.689 / 109.939 (+264%)

12./00. [PSP] Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Kenyaku Romantan – Kansen <FTG> (Bandai Namco Games) {2012.08.30} (¥6.280) – 15.178 / NEW

13./07. [3DS] Taiko no Tatsujin: Chibi Dragon to Fushigi na Orb <ACT> (Bandai Namco Games) {2012.07.12} (¥5.040) – 11.278 / 189.006 (+1%)

14./06. [WII] Just Dance Wii 2 <ACT> (Nintendo) {2012.07.26} (¥5.800) – 10.587 / 159.712 (-10%)

15./05. [3DS] Tohoku University Aging Medicine Research Institute: Headed By Professor Ryuta Kawashima – Train your Brain Effectively in 5 minutes a day with Oni Training <HOB> (Nintendo) {2012.07.28} (¥3.800) – 10.569 / 138.690 (-15%)

16./08. [3DS] Kobitodzukan: Kobito Kansatsu Set <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2012.07.26} (¥5.040) – 9.825 / 78.608 (+14%)

17./09. [WII] Wii Sports Resort with Wii Remote Plus # <SPT> (Nintendo) {2010.11.11} (¥5.800) – 8.231 / 1.060.107 (-4%)

18./00. [PSP] Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae o Bokutachi wa Mada Shiranai # <ADV> (5pb.) {2012.08.30} (¥6.090) – 7.666 / NEW

19./00. [PSP] Genroh # <ADV> (Idea Factory) {2012.08.30} (¥6.090) – 6.397 / NEW

20./12. [WII] Kirby’s Dream Collection: Special Edition <ACT> (Nintendo) {2012.07.19} (¥3.800) – 6.305 / 193.265 (-10%)

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