JAPAN CHARTS: 3DS highest selling system, Monster Hunter tops software charts

Posted By | On 31st, Aug. 2011

The 3DS continues to be the highest selling gaming system in Japan, a third consecutive week. Again, Nintendo’s new handheld system has topped the hardware charts for the week, selling 60,781 units. The PSP dropped from #2 to #3, selling 31,31 units, while its console counterpart PS3 claimed its No. 2 position with sales of 33,141 units.

Monster Hunter Portable 3rd HD, the PS3 re-release of the PSP version of the game, topped the software charts in its very first week on the market, with sales of 287,829 units. Check out the entire charts below:

HARDWARE (last week’s sales):

  1. 3DS: 60,781 (Last week: 105,639)
  2. PS3: 33,141 (29,666)
  3. PSP: 31,310 (40,888)
  4. Wii: 11,342 (18,256)
  5. DSi XL: 3235 (4329)
  6. DSi: 2384 (3585)
  7. PlayStation 2: 1580 (1789)
  8. Xbox 360: 1393 (1427)
  9. DS Lite: 110 (117)
  10. PSP go: 20 (13)
SOFTWARE (lifetime sales):
  1. Monster Hunter Portable 3rd HD (Capcom, PS3): 287,829 NEW!
  2. Black Rock Shooter: The Game (Image Epoch, PSP): 105,277 NEW!
  3. Mobile Suit Gundam: New Gihren’s Ambition (Namco Bandai, PSP): 75,611 NEW!
  4. Samurai Warriors 3: Empires (Tecmo Koei, PS3): 70,254 NEW!
  5. Dynasty Warriors 7: Special (Tecmo Koei, PSP): 25,308 NEW!
  6. Rhythm Heaven Wii (Nintendo, Wii): 25,063 (Life to date: 399,552)
  7. Monster Hunter Diary Poka Poka Felyne Village G (Capcom, PSP): 23,151 (162,416)
  8. Kirby Mass Attack (Nintendo, DS): 18,901 (181,224)
  9. Super Pokémon Rumble (Nintendo, 3DS): 15,764 (134,201)
  10. The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D (Nintendo, 3DS): 13,423 (348,964)
  11. Wii Sports Resort (Nintendo, Wii): 12,760 (515,086)
  12. Suite Pretty Cure Melody Collection (Namco Bandai, DS): 12,567 NEW!
  13. Durarara!! 3way Standoff -alley- (Ascii, PSP): 10,454 NEW!
  14. Kaitou Tenshi Twin Angel: Toki to Sekai no Meikyuu (Alchemist, PSP): 10,156 NEW!
  15. Toriko Gourmet Survival! (Namco Bandai, PSP): 9662 (118,213)
  16. Let’s Make a J.League Pro Soccer Club! 7 Euro Plus (Sega, PSP): 8367 (157,407)
  17. Taiko Drum Master Portable DX (Deluxe) (Namco Bandai, PSP): 8028 (187,055)
  18. Persona 3 Portable (PSP the Best) (Atlus, PSP): 7176 NEW!
  19. Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (PlayStation 3 the Best) (SCEJ, PS3): 6,560 NEW!
  20. Pokémon Black & White (Nintendo, DS): 6512 (5,293,428)

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