Japan Weekly Software Ranking (Jan 4 – Jan 10)

Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep with close to half a million copies sold (slightly more than that if you like MediaWorks :) top the latest Japanese charts easily. This is in-line with all the big Square releases for PSP and better than , which opens with 300,000 copies back in May last year. Birth by Sleep’s PSP bundle also helps the system tops the hardware charts with more than 145,000 units sold.

Note: Famitsu numbers not available at this point. Charts will be updated with more figures when they become available, view the Top 10 after the jump, ranking in full can be view here.

Software

Media Create

This Wk Last Wk Title Platform Publisher Release Date This Wk Sales Life To Date
1 Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep PSP Square Enix 09/01/10 446,000 446,000
2 (1) New Super Mario Bros. Wii Wii Nintendo 03/12/09 159,000 2,867,000
3 (2) Tomodachi Collection DS Nintendo 18/06/09 94,000 2,596,000
4 (5) Wii Fit Plus Wii Nintendo 01/10/09 54,000 1,474,000
5 (3) Zelda no Densetsu: Taiyou no Kiteki DS Nintendo 23/12/09 48,000 466,000
6 (4) PS3 Square Enix 17/12/09 42,000 1,844,000
7 (6) Pokemon Soul Silver/Heart Gold DS Nintendo 12/09/09 37,000 3,576,000
8 (7) DS Level-5 01/10/09 37,000 1,013,000
9 (8) Wii Sports Resort Wii Nintendo 25/06/09 33,000 1,668,000
10 (9) Phantasy Star Portable 2 PSP Sega 03/12/09 27,000 532,000

Updated every Thursday, full chart viewable here.

MediaWorks

This Wk Last Wk Title Platform Publisher Release Date This Wk Sales Life To Date
1 Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep PSP Square Enix 09/01/10 510,754 510,754
2 (1) New Super Mario Bros. Wii Wii Nintendo 03/12/09 147,550 -
3 (2) Tomodachi Collection DS Nintendo 18/06/09 93,583 -
4 (5) Wii Fit Plus Wii Nintendo 01/10/09 49,406 -
5 (4) Zelda no Densetsu: Taiyou no Kiteki DS Nintendo 23/12/09 43,972 -
6 (3) PS3 Square Enix 17/12/09 40,026 -
7 (6) Wii Sports Resort Wii Nintendo 25/06/09 32,828 -
8 (7) Phantasy Star Portable 2 PSP Sega 03/12/09 27,495 -
9 (16) Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G (PSP The Best) PSP Capcom 30/10/08 23,772 -
10 (9) Pokemon Soul Silver DS Nintendo 12/09/09 21,972 -

Updated every Friday, chart in Japanese viewable here (Top 20).

Enterbrain

This Wk Last Wk Title Platform Publisher Release Date This Wk Sales Life To Date
1 Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep PSP Square Enix 09/01/10 - -
2 (1) New Super Mario Bros. Wii Wii Nintendo 03/12/09 - -
3 (2) Tomodachi Collection DS Nintendo 18/06/09 - -
4 (4) Wii Fit Plus Wii Nintendo 01/10/09 - -
5 (3) Zelda no Densetsu: Taiyou no Kiteki DS Nintendo 23/12/09 - -
6 (7) Pokemon Soul Silver/Heart Gold DS Nintendo 12/09/09 - -
7 (6) Wii Sports Resort Wii Nintendo 25/06/09 - -
8 (5) PS3 Square Enix 17/12/09 - -
9 (9) Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G (PSP The Best) PSP Capcom 30/10/08 - -
10 (11) Phantasy Star Portable 2 PSP Sega 03/12/09 - -

Updated every Wednesday, chart in Japanese viewable .

Hardware

Media Create

Rank Platform This Wk Sales Last Wk Sales Change
1 PSP 145,682 132,911 12,771
2 Wii 76,772 163,855 (87,083)
3 PS3 61,591 114,368 (52,777)
4 Nintendo DSi 50,178 92,461 (42,283)
5 DSi LL 45,221 70,643 (25,422)
6 DSL 10,067 17,388 (7,321)
7 Xbox 360 5,461 6,878 (1,417)
8 PS2 3,092 4,023 (931)
9 PSP go 2,841 3,903 (1,062)

Updated every Thursday, full chart viewable here.

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