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Zelda: Skyward Sword tops Japanese chart

3DS is the runaway hardware leader

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword has debuted atop the Japanese chart, selling 194,978 in its first five days of availability.

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Other new releases to make the top ten included 7th Dragon 2020, Saint Seiya Senki and Metal Gear Solid HD, Andriasang reports.

Zelda's success helped drive a jump in Wii sales, although the system was still comfortably outsold by PS3, PSP and runaway leader 3DS.

Weekly software sales (lifetime)

  1. Zelda Skyward Sword (Nintendo, Wii): 194,978
  2. 7th Dragon 2020 (Sega, PSP): 122,498
  3. Saint Seiya Senki (Namco Bandai, PSP): 66,557
  4. Super Mario 3D Land (Nintendo, 3DS): 61,710 (560,960)
  5. Metal Gear Solid HD Edition (Konami, PS3): 61,192
  6. Little Battler eXperience Boost (Level-5, PSP): 60,727
  7. Weiss Schwarz Portable (Namco Bandai, PSP): 47,586
  8. Uta no Prince Sama Music (Broccoli, PSP): 38,918
  9. Taiko Drum Master Wii Ultimate Version (Namco Bandai, Wii): 32,098
  10. Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 Subtitled Version (Square Enix, PS3): 29,726 (210,098)

Weekly software sales (last week)

  1. 3DS: 120,920 (96,219)
  2. PS3: 34,031 (40,085)
  3. PSP: 33,151 (41,069)
  4. Wii: 20,148 (13,613)
  5. DSi LL: 2,237 (1,813)
  6. X360: 1,678 (1,763)
  7. PS2: 1,294 (1,291)
  8. DSi: 993 (897)
  9. DS Lite: 35 (31)

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[ SOURCE: Andriasang ]

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