Vita Sales Explode but 3DS Software Still Winner in Japanese Charts

Posted on Mar 7 2013 - 10:31am by Gaming Cypher

The PS Vita sales showed a huge surge following its February 28th price drop.

Tecmo Koei’s newly released PlayStation 3 sequel, Dynasty Warriors 8, has topped the charts on the software side, selling 203,000 units. This week’s Media Create sales are in. On the hardware side, the PlayStation Vita sales are on top at 62,500 systems moved, following its February 28 price cut in Japan.

The 3DS, however, outsold its portable rival. The standard unit sold 27,174 while the XL model sold 49,317. These figures have have remained fairly steady week to week.

  • PlayStation Vita – 62,543 (11,456) 
  • 3DS LL – 50,265 (49,317) 
  • 3DS – 27,174 (25,412) 
  • PlayStation 3 – 25,725 (18,529) 
  • PSP – 11,171 (8,981) 
  • Wii U – 10,021 (9,633) 
  • Wii – 1,383 (1,317)
  • Xbox 360 – 486 (473) 

Below is the full sales chart:

Software Sales (followed by lifetime sales) 

  • [PS3] Dynasty Warriors 8 (Tecmo Koei, 02/28/13) – 203,224 (New) 
  • [3DS] Professor Layton and the Azran Legacies (Level-5, 02/28/13) – 130,686 (New) 
  • [PSV] Senran Kagura: Shinovi Versus (Marvelous AQL, 02/28/13) – 94,324 (New) 
  • [3DS] Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission (Namco Bandai, 02/28/13) – 88,386 (New) 
  • [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf (Nintendo, 11/08/12) – 73,615 (2,739,654) 
  • [PS3] Macross 30: Ginga o Tsunagu Utagoe (Namco Bandai, 02/28/13) – 63,089 (New) 
  • [PSV] Phantasy Star Online 2 (Sega, 02/28/13) – 61,227 (New) 
  • [PS3] Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (Konami, 02/21/13) – 60,394 (369,075) 
  • [PSP] Shining Ark (Sega, 02/28/13) – 54,837 (New) 
  • [3DS] Dragon Quest VII: Warriors of Eden (Square Enix, 02/07/13) – 46,878 (1,135,220) 
  • [3DS] Touch Detective: Nameko Big Breeding (Success, 02/28/13) – 28,367 (New) 
  • [PSP] D.C. III Plus (Kadokawa Games, 02/28/13) – 12,444 (New) 
  • [3DS] New Super Mario Bros. 2 (Nintendo, 07/28/12) – 10,208 (1,942,364) 
  • [3DS] Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate (Best Price!) (Capcom, 11/15/12) – 9,177 (244,642) 
  • [Wii] Taiko Drum Master Wii Super Wonderful Edition (Namco Bandai, 11/29/12) – 7,737 (413,787) 
  • [PSV] Hot Shots Golf: World Invitational (SCE, 12/17/11) – 7,616 (184,192) 
  • [3DS] Taiko Drum Master: Chibi Dragon and the Mysterious Orb (Namco Bandai, 07/12/12) – 5,983 (435,146) 
  • [3DS] Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic (Namco Bandai, 02/21/13) – 5,815 (35,217) 
  • [3DS] Mario Kart 7 (Nintendo, 12/01/11) – 5,307 (1,988,455) 
  • [3DS] Fantasy Life (Level-5, 12/27/12) – 5,236 (241,576) Hardware Sales (followed by last week’s sales) 
  • PlayStation Vita – 62,543 (11,456) 3DS LL – 50,265 (49,317) 3DS – 27,174 (25,412) 
  • PlayStation 3 – 25,725 (18,529) 
  • PSP – 11,171 (8,981) 
  • Wii U – 10,021 (9,633) 
  • Wii – 1,383 (1,317) 
  • Xbox 360 – 486 (473) 

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Vita Sales Explode but 3DS Software Still Winner in Japanese Charts was last modified: March 7th, 2013 by Gaming Cypher