Media Create Sales (Jan 02 – Jan 08); Monster Hunter 3G sells 1 million

Posted By | On 12th, Jan. 2012 Under News | Follow This Author @KartikMdgl


It’s been an interesting time in the Japanese market, as we have seen 3DS’ renaissance and Vita’s meek debut. 2012’s first week of sales are here, most of the platforms have recieved a significant bump, especially the 3DS, which has taken Japan by storm.

The PS3 is at second place at 74k and beats the Wii for total sales this year. Vita has remained flat and sold the same amount of units, as it did last week. 3DS received a 40k bump and is doing pretty well.

Check out the full hardware sales below.

  1. 3DS: 240,819 (197,952)
  2. PS3: 74,459 (67,199)
  3. PSP: 71,033 (62,746)
  4. Wii: 49,525 (33,208)
  5. PSV: 42,915 (42,648)
  6. DSi LL: 3,971 (3,356)
  7. X360: 2,738 (2,453)
  8. DSi: 3,565 (2,418)
  9. PS2: 1,323 (1,659)

We also have the software charts for you, and Monster Hunter 3G finally sells 1 million on the 3DS. Mario Kart 7 is the top seller.

Nintendo completely dominates the charts as you can see below and again, they’ve had a good holiday in Japan.

Check out the top 20 software sales below.

  • [3DS] 01. Mario Kart 7 (Nintendo, 12/01): 157,188 (1,317,357)
  • [3DS] 02. Super Mario 3D Land (Nintendo, 11/03): 119,093 (1,199,285)
  • [3DS] 03. Monster Hunter 3G (Cacpom, 12/10): 98,355 (1,083,853)
  • [3DS] 04. Inazuma Eleven Go (Level-5, 12/15): 56,134 (325,358)
  • [PS3] 05. Musou Orochi 2 (Tecmo Koei, 12/22): 42,464 (316,516)
  • [WII] 06. Just Dance Wii (Nintendo, 10/13): 37,266 (490,677)
  • [PS3] 07. Final Fantasy XIII-2 (Square Enix, 12/15): 35,325 (739,561)
  • [WII] 08. Wii Party (Nintendo, 07/08/2010): 33,174 (2,256,803)
  • [WII] 09. Hoshi no Kirby Wii (Nintendo, 10/27): 33,040 (570,168)
  • [WII] 10. Wii Sports Resort Wiimote Plus Pack (Nintendo, 11/11/2010): 30,783 (833,757)
  • [WII] 11. Go Vacation (Namco Bandai,, 10/20): 26,852 (208,017)
  • [WII] 12. Mario Kart Wii (Nintendo, 04/10/2008): 26,346 (3,474,659)
  • [3DS] 13. Nintendogs + Cats (Nintendo, 02/26): 24,514 (467,914)
  • [WII] 14. Inazuma Eleven Strikers 2012 Extreme (Level-5, 12/22): 23,521 (127,410)
  • [WII] 15. Taiko Drum Master Wii Ultimate Version (Namco Bandai,, 11/23): 23,422 (197,003)
  • [NDS] 16. Magician’s Quest: The Merchant’s Store of Sorcery (Konami, 12/10): 19,574 (165,962)
  • [NDS] 17. One Piece Gigant Battle! 2 New World (Namco Bandai, 11/17): 18,789 (290,002)
  • [PSP] 18. Monster Hunter Portable 3rd PSP the Best (Capcom, 09/22): 18,293 (154,438)
  • [WII] 19. Minna no Rhythm Tengoku (Nintendo, 07/21): 15,903 (670,305)
  • [PSP] 20. Winning Eleven 2012 (Konami, 11/03): 15,689 (173,093)

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