Nintendo 3DS Video Game and Console Sales in Japan

Published on May 11th, 2013 by Dominic V.

According to Media Create, the Japanese people went crazy for Nintendo between April 29 and May 5. Indeed, among the 10 best-selling games in Japan during this period, six of them were released on the 3DS or the Wii. Tomodachi Collection: New Life and Luigi’s Mansion 2 were especially appealing to the Japanese gamers, gathering 208,814 and 64,420 sales respectively. Find a list of the best-selling games in Japan from April 29 to May 5 below:

  1. Tomodachi Collection: New Life / 3DS – 208,814
  2. Luigi’s Mansion 2 / 3DS – 64,420
  3. Animal Crossing: New Leaf / 3DS – 47,128
  4. Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen / PS3 – 31,139
  5. Dragon Ball Heroes / 3DS – 15,094
  6. Tomb Raider / PS3 – 12,899
  7. Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 / PS3 – 12,096
  8. New Super Mario Bros. 2 / 3DS – 10,875
  9. Taiko Drum Master Wii: Super Deluxe Edition / Wii – 9984
  10. 7th Dragon 2020 II / PSP – 8985

Unsurprisingly, the 3DS was also at the top of consoles sales with 76,463 units sold during the same period, followed by far by the PS Vita with 22,051 units sold.

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About Dominic V.

Dominic is a 23 year old male from Mauritius. He owns a midnight purple 3DS, loves to watch anime, and enjoys a good Nintendo RPG.