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Japanese Sales Charts Have The Last of Us Still in the Top 10, Earth Defense Force 2025 Starts at #1

July 10, 2013 Written by Jason Dunning

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Even a 57% drop in sales couldn’t keep The Last of Us out of the top 10 best-selling games in Japan between July 1st and 7th, as it held its ground and stayed in 8th place. As for a new release this week, Earth Defense Force 2025, the PS3 version placed first with just shy of 155,000 sold, whereas the Xbox 360 finished at 6th, with over 23,300 sold.

On systems, the PlayStation Vita took a dip, ending up at 20,776, with the PS3 and PSP garnering 11,683 and 5,768, respectively.

Here’s the top 20 selling games in Japan for the week ending July 7th:

  1. Earth Defense Force 2025 (PS3) – 154,689
  2. Toukiden (PSV) – 43,315
  3. Toukiden (PSP) – 33,126
  4. Gundam Breaker (PS3) – 32,030
  5. Friend Collection: New Life (3DS) – 31,996
  6. Earth Defense Force 2025 (360) – 23,371
  7. Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D (3DS) – 18,819
  8. The Last of Us (PS3) – 14,085
  9. Toriko: Gourmet Battle! (3DS) – 13,315
  10. Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millenium Girl (3DS) – 12,765
  11. Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS) – 11,354
  12. Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon (3DS) – 10,813
  13. Digimon World Re:Digitize Decode (3DS) – 10,690
  14. Atelier Escha & Logy: The Alchemist of Empty Twilight (PS3) – 10,292
  15. Taiko no Tatsujin Wii: Super Deluxe Edition (Wii) – 4,665
  16. Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 (PS3) – 4,034
  17. Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Missions (3DS) – 3,732
  18. Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate (3DS) – 3,683
  19. Date A Live: Rine Utopia (PS3) – 3,678
  20. Dangan-Ronpa (PSP) – 3,660

Are you surprised that The Last of Us continued to do so well? Let us know in the comments below.

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