Yet Again, PSP Game Tops Japanese Game Sales

October 4, 2012Written by Heath Hindman

For the second week in a row, a PSP game has topped the Japanese software sales charts. Last week, it was the DS-gone-PSP version of Final Fantasy III taking top honors. This week, SD Gundam serves to display the immense popularity of the Gundam franchise as well as enduring marketability of the PSP in Japan.

Here are the 20 best-selling games in Japan, for the week of September 24 to September 30, according to Media Create.

1. (PSP) SD Gundam G Generation: Overworld

2. (PS3) Dead or Alive 5

3. (3DS) Style Savvy Trendsetters

4. (PSV) Ys Celceta: Sea of Trees

5. (3DS) New Super Mario Bros. 2

6. (PS3) Sleeping Dogs

7. (PSP) Koi and Senkyo and Chocolate Portable

8. (PSP) Final Fantasy III

9. (PSV) Earth Defense Force 3 Portable – Double-enlistment Pack

10. (360) Dead or Alive 5

11. (3DS) Art Academy: Lessons for Everyone

12. (NDS) Pokemon Black 2 / White 2

13. (PSV) Earth Defense Force 3 Portable (standard edition)

14. (3DS) Medarot 7: Kabuto / Kuwagata

15. (3DS) Tousouchuu: Shijou Saikyou no Hunter-Tachi Kara Nigekire!

16. (PS3) Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning

17. (PS3) Tekken Tag Tournament 2

18. (3DS) Taiko Drum Master: Chibi Dragon to Fushigi na Orb

19. (WII) Dragon Quest X: Rise of the Five Tribes Online

20. (3DS) Brain Age: Concentration Training

Hardware sales are as follows:

3DS – 80,175

PSP – 23,061

PSV – 14,469

PS3 – 8,935

WII – 5,421

PS2 – 1,103

DS – 794

360 – 742

I don’t know what Style Savvy Trendsetters is, but I’m mildly upset that it’s outselling Ys Celceta right now. If you care to share any rage or delight, do so below in our comment section.