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Dark Souls 2 tops Japanese chart

While 3DS and Vita outsell PS4 for the first time since the home console's release

The PS3 version of Dark Souls 2 sold 255,000 copies to debut at No.1 on the Japanese software chart during the week ended March 16.

The only other new release to make the weekly top 20 was the Xbox 360 edition of From Software's game, which sold 5,950 copies to enter at No.14, according to data from retail monitor Media Create, which was republished on NeoGAF.

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Weekly software sales / lifetime

  • Dark Souls II (PS3, From Software) - 255.197 / New
  • Yo-kai Watch (3DS, Level 5) - 37.247 / 569.72003
  • Dragon Quest Monsters 2 (3DS, Square Enix) - 18.728 / 737.593
  • Soul Sacrifice (Vita, Sony) - 17.357 / 66.143
  • Harvest Moon: Linking The New World (3DS, Marvelous) - 15.883 / 176.180
  • Fossil Fighters: Infinite Gear (3DS, Nintendo) - 13.362 / 93.900
  • Kirby Triple Deluxe (3DS, Nintendo) - 12.225 / 501.835
  • Pokemon X / Y (3DS, Pokemon Co.) - 10.106 / 3.994.938
  • Yakuza: Ishin (PS3, Sega) - 10.034 / 222.147
  • Grand Theft Auto V (PS3, Take-Two) - 7.910 / 736.810

3DS and Vita ended PS4's three-week run atop the hardware chart, although Sony's system was comfortably the best-selling home console.

Weekly hardware sales (previous week)

  • 3DS - 34.144 (35.068)
  • PSV - 29.717 (33.287)
  • PS4 - 29.677 (35.294)
  • PS3 - 14.128 (12.102)
  • Wii U - 7.654 (7.773)
  • PSP - 3.461 (3.425)
  • Xbox 360 - 278 (300)
  • Total - 111.280 (152.090)
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