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Japanese PlayStation Vita Sales Drop to 36,000, Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix Debuts at 128,000

March 20, 2013 Written by Jason Dunning

After reigning supreme for one week with 63,581 systems sold, the PlayStation Vita’s sales took a nose dive in Japan between March 11th – 17th, but still ended up at a healthy 36,028. Looking at the other PlayStation systems in Japan, the PS3 finished at 20,676, while the PSP is still going strong, adding another 12,721 to its total.

On the software side of things, it was actually a PSP title, Sword Art Online: Infinity Moment, finishing in first place at 138,180, with Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix right behind it at 128, 414.

Since there were so many PlayStation games placing in the top 20, we’ve broken them down below:

*Last week in parentheses

1. Sword Art Online: Infinity Moment (PSP) – 138,180 (New)

2. Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix (PS3) – 128,414 (New)

5. Soul Sacrifice (PSV) – 29,121 (2)

6. Hatsune Miku: Project Diva f (PS3) – 26,248 (1)

7. Dynasty Warriors 8 (PS3) – 22,122 (6)

8. God of War: Ascension (PS3) – 19,744 (New)

11. Far Cry 3 (PS3) – 14,772 (7)

12. Darkstalkers Resurrection (PS3) – 11,591 (New)

15. Tales of Hearts R (PSV) – 8,409 (5)

17. Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (PS3) – 7,544 (12)

18. Winning Post 7 2013 (PS3) – 7,143 (New)

20. Senran Kagura Shinovi Versus: Otome Shoujotachi no Shoumei (PSV) – 6,902 (13)

How many PlayStation Vita’s do you think will be sold in Japan this week? Let us know in the comments below.

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