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The Last of Us Drops 72% in Japan, PlayStation Vita Sells Over 31,000 Units

July 3, 2013 Written by Jason Dunning

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After a pretty good debut in Japan, not to mention the continued UK dominance, The Last of Us took a huge nosedive in Japan between June 24th and 30th, dropping 72% from the previous week, moving just 32,472 copies according to Media Create.

Looking elsewhere, the PlayStation Vita saw a major surge to 31,271 units sold, most like thanks to the new release of Toukiden, which managed to sell 122,794 on the Vita, while the PSP version saw 66,016 in sales. As for the PS3, that pushed out 12,554 consoles, with the PSP seeing 6,492 sold.

Here’s the top 20 selling games in Japan:

  1. Gundam Breaker (PS3) – 200,564
  2. Toukiden (PSV) – 122,794
  3. Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millenium Girl (3DS) – 88,278
  4. Toukiden (PSP) – 66,016
  5. Atelier Escha & Logy: The Alchemist of Empty Twilight (PS3) – 57,550
  6. Digimon World: Re:Digitize Decode (3DS) – 34,350
  7. Friend Collection: New Life (3DS) – 34,254
  8. The Last of Us (PS3) – 32,472
  9. Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D (3DS) – 27,725
  10. Date A Live: Rine Utopia (PS3) – 23,340
  11. Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS) – 12,834
  12. Urakata Hakouki (PSP) – 12,247
  13. Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon (3DS) – 11,510
  14. Skyrim: Legendary Edition (PS3) – 7,841
  15. Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 (PS3) – 6,813
  16. The Legend of Heroes: Sora no Kiseki the 3rd Kai HD Edition (PS3) – 5,970
  17. Starry Sky: After Autumn Portable (PSP) – 5,550
  18. Taiko no Tatsujin Wii: Super Deluxe Edition (Wii) – 4,847
  19. Onigokko! Portable (PSP) – 4,159
  20. Kuma-Tomo (3DS) – 4,124

Where do you think The Last of Us will place in the next sales report? Let us know in the comments below.

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