Splatoon Continues To Shine In Japan

Another Wednesday marks another week of Japanese weekly video games sales charts. Courtesy of product research firm Media Create, these numbers represent the week ending on the 9th of August.

Not surprisingly Nintendo is flexing its muscle in regards of software sales. Animal Crossing: Happy Home Design on its second week has moved an additional 181,377 copies, putting its lifetime sales to 703,933.

The August contend update and a number of new advertisement for Splatoon has paid dividends for Nintendo, with the title getting a sales spike this week by moving 35,620 units.

Hardware sales are looking brighter this week. An additional 38, 000 Nintendo 3DS and 13, 000 Wii U consoles were sold to happy Japanese gamer’s this week.

In Japan, Nintendo’s short term prospects look to be in good in shape with a number of key titles due in the next month or so.

For all the latest news on Nintendo, stay tuned at Nintendo News Fix.

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New 3DS LL – 29,203
PS4 – 14,619
Wii U – 13,007
Vita – 12,841
New 3DS – 7,250
PS3 – 2,567
3DS – 1,657
3DS LL – 898
Vita TV – 496
Xbox One – 200

Software

1. [3DS] Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer – 181,377 / 703,933
2. [3DS] Yo-Kai Watch Busters – 84,939 / 1,202,789
3. [WIU] Splatoon – 35,620 / 519,034
4. [3DS] Rhythm Heaven: The Best Plus – 18,852 / 392,837
5. [PSV] Luminous Arc Infinity – 16,217 / NEW
6. [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition – 8,100 / 280,140
7. [3DS] Fire Emblem Fates – 7,916 / 396,710
8. [WIU] Mario Kart 8 – 7,256 / 1,088,732
9. [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – 6,098 / 4,019,151
10. [PSV] IA / VT Colorful – 5,902 / 44,783
11. [PS3] Sengoku Basara 4 Sumeragi – 5,839 / 76,757
12. [PSV] Gal Gun: Double Peace – 5,792 / NEW
13. [PS4] Gal Gun: Double Peace – 5,020 / NEW
14. [WIU] Yoshi’s Woolly World – 4,913 / 54,980
15. [PSV] Taiko No Tatsujin V Version – 4,879 / 79,302
16. [3DS] The Great Ace Attorney – 4,554 / 179,804
17. [3DS] Nobunaga’s Ambition 2 – 4,552 / NEW
18. [3DS] Pokemon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire – 4,486 / 2,677,443
19. [3DS] Cho Tousouchuu Atsumare Saikyou no Tousousya Tachi – 3,729 / 33,289
20. [3DS] Romance of the Three Kingdoms 2 – 3,433 / NEW

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