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Japanese Sales Charts: Monster Hunter 4 Stays Strong, PS Vita and PSP Almost Even

September 25, 2013 Written by Jason Dunning

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After it’s impressive debut, Monster Hunter 4 3DS held on once again to first place in Japan, this time with just shy of 474,000 copies sold. As you’d expect, the second place game trails very far behind, with Yahari Game Demo Ore no Seishun Love-Kome Hamachi Gatteiru on PlayStation Vita moving just 16,469 copies.

Looking at hardware, the PS3 dropped to 10,749, while the PlayStation Vita and PSP were nearly identical at 5,155 and 5,082, respectively. For scale, the 3DS was the #1 selling system at 159,388.

Here’s the top 20 selling games in Japan between September 16th and 22nd, according to Media Create:

  1. Monster Hunter 4 (3DS) – 473,739
  2. Yahari Game Demo Ore no Seishun Love-Kome Hamachi Gatteiru (PSV) – 16,469
  3. Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn (PS3) – 10,648
  4. Friend Collection: New Life (3DS) – 9,724
  5. Mario & Luigi: Dream Team (3DS) – 8,645
  6. Disney Magic Castle: My Happy Life (3DS) – 7,853
  7. Nobunaga’s Ambition (3DS) – 7,587
  8. Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS) – 7,483
  9. Youkai Watch (3DS) – 7,226
  10. La Corda d’Oro 3: Full Voice Special (PSP) – 7,062
  11. Brothers Conflict: Brilliant Blue (PSP) – 6,865
  12. JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle (PS3) – 5,101
  13. Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon (3DS) – 4,940
  14. Splinter Cell: Blacklist (PS3) – 4,364
  15. Mario Kart 7 (3DS) – 4,285
  16. Romance of the Three Kingdoms (3DS) – 4,250
  17. AKB1/149: Love Election (PS3) – 3,570
  18. New Super Mario Bros. 2 (3DS) – 3,555
  19. Phantom Breaker: Extra (PS3) – 3,102
  20. Mushi Bugyou (3DS) – 3,055

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