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Japanese Sales Charts: PS Vita Drops Over 50%, Beyond: Two Souls Debuts at 22k

October 23, 2013 Written by Jason Dunning

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Following the one week surge of sales for the PlayStation Vita, thanks to the Vita 2000, it has dropped more than 50% to end up 25,763. Looking at other PlayStation systems, the PS3 was down slightly to 11,643 and the PSP was up a tiny bit to 3,651, but all of them beat the Wii U, which only sold 2,999 units.

On the game side of things, Pokemon X/Y and Monster Hunter 4 continued their dominance, with Beyond: Two Souls debuting in seventh place with a decent 22,481 copies sold.

Here’s the top 20 selling games in Japan between October 14th and 20th, according to Media Create:

  1. Pokemon X/Y (3DS) – 473,151
  2. Monster Hunter 4 (3DS) – 104,394
  3. Grand Theft Auto V (PS3) – 88,219
  4. Sentouchuu: Densetsu no Shinobi no Survival Battle! (3DS) – 44,565
  5. Saint Seiya: Brave Soldiers (PS3) – 29,314
  6. FIFA 14 (PS3) – 26,170
  7. Beyond: Two Souls (PS3) – 22,481
  8. Soccer Tsuku: Pro Soccer Club! (PS3) – 11,819
  9. Tales of Symphonia Chronicles (PS3) – 11,221
  10. Dangan-Ronpa 1-2: Reload (PS Vita) – 9,532
  11. Friend Collection: New Life (3DS) – 7,928
  12. J-League Pro Soccer Club! 8: Euro (PSP) – 7,024
  13. Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS) – 6,937
  14. Fairy Fencer F (PS3) – 6,167
  15. Soccer Tsuku: Pro Soccer Club! (PS Vita) – 5,879
  16. Warriors Orochi 3: Ultimate (PS3) – 5,600
  17. Disney Magic Castle: My Happy Life (3DS) – 5,451
  18. Youkai Watch (3DS) – 4,552
  19. Mario & Luigi: Dream Team (3DS) – 4,020
  20. Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon (3DS) – 3,896

What do you think of Beyond: Two Souls’ sales? Are they more or less than what you expected? Let us know in the comments below.

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