Media Create Sales: Phoenix Wright Debuts at Number 1
Hack-and-slash brawler Dragon’s Crown in at 2 and 3 for PS3 and PS Vita respectively.
Capcom’s Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney is back in form as the latest game in the series, Dual Destinies, premiered at the top position in Japan according to the latest Media Create sales charts (via Gematsu).
Releasing for the 3DS, Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney: Dual Destinies sold 250,216 units in its first week. Atlus’s Dragon Crown also had a strong opening, with the PS3 version debuting at second place with 104,359 units sold and the PlayStation Vita version in at third place with 71,083 units sold.
The other new entry this week was the PS3’s The Witch and The Hundred Knights, which sold 49,209 units in its first week. Meanwhile, previous number one entrant Mario & Luigi: Dream Team Bros. dropped down to fifth place to sell 43,721 units this week (with lifetime sales at 143,694 units).
This drop is nothing compared to Pikmin 3. After a strong opening week, prompting higher sales of the Wii U console, the has dropped to tenth place in two weeks, selling 14,161 units this week, with lifetime sales at 135,393 units so far.