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Catherine tops Marvel Vs Capcom in Japanese chart battle

While PlayStation platforms lead weekly hardware sales

Atlus' adult horror title Catherine has made a chart topping debut in Japan.

The PS3 version of the game topped the rankings during the week ended February 20, while the Xbox 360 edition placed at No.7.

Marvel Vs Capcom 3 for PS3 had to settle for the No.2 spot, while the Xbox 360 version came in at No.8, Andriasang reports.

Also new to the top ten were PS3's Two Worlds II at No.6, (the Xbox 360 version was at No.15) and Haku Ouki Zuisouroku DS at No.9.

Software chart (lifetime sales)
01. Catherine (Atlus, PS3): 141,826
02. Marvel vs Capcom 3 (Capcom, PS3): 67,187
03. Samurai Warriors 3Z (Tecmo Koei, PS3): 58,089 (266,637)
04. Monster Hunter Freedom 3 (Capcom, PSP): 39,727 (4,289,349)
05. Tales of the World Radiant Mythology 3 (Namco, PSP): 26,504 (248,572)
06. Two Worlds II (Ubisoft, PS3): 24,324
07. Catherine (Atlus, X360): 21,936
08. Marvel vs Capcom 3 (Capcom, X360): 13,779
09. Haku Ouki Zuisouroku DS (Idea Factory, DS): 13,373
10. Ace Attorney Investigations 2 (Capcom, DS): 13,186
11. Donkey Kong Returns (Nintendo, Wii): 10,824 (817,181)
12. Samura Warriors 3 Xtreme Warriors (Tecmo Koei, Wii): 9,638 (32,236)
13. Pokemon Black & White (Pokemon, DS): 9,502 (5,081,369)
14. DJ Max Portable 3 (CyberFront, PSP): 8,990
15. Two Worlds II (Ubisoft, X360): 8,225
16. Kenka Bancho 5 (Spike, PSP): 8,193 (109,543)
17. Red Dead Redemption Undead Nightmare (Take-2, PS3): 7,861 (29,580)
18. Wii Party (Nintendo, Wii): 7,472 (1,794,813)
19. Winning Eleven 2011 (Konami, PSP): 6,312 (176,788)
20. Ni no Kuni (Level-5, DS): 6,174 (481,003)

On the hardware front, PlayStation platforms again dominated, although that's sure to change when 3DS debuts in Japan later this week.

PSP go, Xbox 360 and PS2 were the only platforms to see a rise in sales week-on-week.

Hardware chart (previous week's sales)
PSP: 63,330 (106,893)
PS3: 25,242 (26,766)
Wii: 12,221 (15,028)
DSi LL: 10,037 (12,069)
DSi: 8,022 (10,039)
PSP go: 2,487 (107)
X360: 2,183 (2,118)
PS2: 1,863 (1,665)
DS Lite: 973 (1,003)

[ SOURCE: Andriasang ]

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