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Nintendo continues Japanese chart domination

New Super Mario Bros. 2 and 3DS still on top

Nintendo continues to dominate the weekly Japanese software and hardware sales charts.

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New Super Mario Bros. 2 took the top spot on the chart during the week ended August 26, ahead of new PSP release Bakemonogatari Portable. Eight of the top ten games were for Nintendo platforms.

On the hardware front, 3DS outsold every other platform combined, despite a drop in sales from 110,000 units the previous week to 70,000. PS3 was its closest rival with 12,000 sales, according to data from retail monitor Media Create, which was posted on NeoGAF.

Weekly software sales (life to date)

  1. New Super Mario Bros. 2 (3DS, Nintendo) - 68,547 / 981,144
  2. Bakemonogatari Portable (PSP, Bandai Namco) - 34,500 / New
  3. Pokemon Black & White 2 (DS, Pokemon) - 33,955 / 2.678.414
  4. Dragon Quest X (Wii, Square Enix) - 22,457 / 510,374
  5. Brain Training 3DS (3DS, Nintendo) - 12,427 / 128,121
  6. Just Dance Wii 2 (Wii, Nintendo) - 11,702 / 149,126
  7. Taiko no Tatsujin: Chibi Dragon (3DS, Bandai Namco) - 11,140 / 177,728
  8. Kobitodzukan: Kobito Kansatsu Set (3DS, Nippon Columbia) - 8,588 / 68,783
  9. Wii Sports Resort (Wii, Nintendo) - 8,569 / 1,051.876
  10. Detective Opera: Milky Holmes 2 (PSP, Bushiroad) - 7.842 / New

Weekly hardware sales (previous week)

  1. 3DS: 71,373 (111,857)
  2. PS3: 11,896 (16,277)
  3. Vita: 10,880 (11,298)
  4. PSP: 9,499 (13,285)
  5. Wii: 8,810 (15,640)
  6. DSi: 1,542 (2,256)
  7. PS2: 1,157 (1,433)
  8. Xbox 360: 863 (978)

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