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Japanese chart: Bravely Default knocks Resi 6 from No.1

Square Enix RPG helps boost weekly 3DS hardware sales

Bravely Default: Flying Fairy debuted at No.1 on the Japanese software chart for the week ended October 14.

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The 3DS exclusive Square Enix RPG outsold the previous week's best-seller Resident Evil 6 by 50,000 sales, while fellow RPGs Project X Zone and Toki to Towa were new entries at No.3 and No.5 respectively, as was the PS3 version of Rocksmith at No.10.

Bravely Default: Flying Fairy also helped boost sales of Nintendo's 3DS, which was the only platform bar PS2 to record a weekly increase, according to Media Create data published on Gematsu.

Software sales October 8-14 (lifetime total)

  1. Bravely Default: Flying Fairy (3DS, Square Enix) - 141,529 (New)
  2. Resident Evil 6 (PS3, Capcom) - 92,921 (727,854)
  3. Project X Zone (3DS, Namco Bandai) - 85,539 (New)
  4. World Soccer: Winning Eleven 2012 (PS3, Konami) - 50,144 (274,028)
  5. Toki to Towa (PS3, Namco Bandai) - 32,215 (New)
  6. New Super Mario Bros. 2 (3DS, Nintendo) - 29,651 (1,246,707)
  7. Wagamama Fashion Girls Mode (3DS, Nintendo) - 22,195 (122,391)
  8. Run For Money: Flee From the Strongest Hunters in History (3DS, Namco Bandai) - 18,458 (190,370)
  9. Rocksmith (PS3, Ubisoft) - 13,964 (New)

Weekly hardware sales (previous week)

  1. 3DS - 79,300 (63,669)
  2. PS3 - 26,312 (42,218)
  3. PSP - 15,585 (17,769)
  4. Vita - 6,134 (7,957)
  5. Wii - 4,476 (4,849)
  6. Xbox 360 - 2,400 (4,894)
  7. PS2 - 911 (894)
  8. DSi - 537 (674)

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