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Japanese PSN’s Most Downloaded Games of 2013 – See Where Journey, Final Fantasy, Dragon’s Crown, and Others Rank

December 28, 2013 Written by Heath Hindman

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The Japanese PlayStation Store has posted a best-seller list for 2013. We already knew that Vanillaware’s Dragon’s Crown was a big deal, but these 2013 PSN charts prove it once again, as the Vita and PS3 versions of the game go 1 and 2 on the overall top 10.
Here are the overall 10 best-selling PSN games in Japan this past year. The PSP games on this list can also be downloaded on Vita, and presumably were, in many cases.

  1. Dragon’s Crown (Vita)
  2. Dragon’s Crown (PS3)
  3. Super Robot Wars Operation Extend Eight Chapter Pack (PSP)
  4. God Eater 2 (Vita)
  5. Senran Kagura Shinovi Versus (Vita)
  6. Toukiden (Vita)
  7. Soul Sacrifice (Vita)
  8. Earth Defense Force 4 (PS3)
  9. Demon Gaze (Vita)
  10. Summon Night 5 (PSP)

The 10 best selling classics, called “Game Archives” in Japan, are available on PS3, PSP, and Vita, and their chart went like this:

  1. Final Fantasy IX
  2. Final Fantasy VII
  3. Final Fantasy VIII
  4. Final Fantasy VI
  5. Final Fantasy V
  6. Chrono Trigger
  7. Chrono Cross
  8. Legend of Mana
  9. Final Fantasy Tactics
  10. Super Robot Wars Alpha

Here are the best-selling PSVita titles of the year:

  1. Dragon’s Crown
  2. God Eater 2
  3. Senran Kagura Shinovi Versus
  4. Toukiden
  5. Soul Sacrifice
  6. Demon Gaze
  7. Muramasa Rebirth
  8. Persona 4 Golden
  9. Monster Monpiece
  10. Valhalla Knights 3

The 10 best-selling PSP games of the year:

  1. Super Robot Wars Operation Extend Eight Chapter Pack
  2. Summon Night 5
  3. Sword Art Online: Infinity Moment
  4. God Eater Burst
  5. 7th Dragon 2020-II
  6. Dungeon Travelers 2
  7. Yu-Gi-Oh! 5Ds Tag Force 6
  8. Fate/Extra CCC
  9. Monster Hunter Portable 3rd
  10. Danganronpa

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And here are the top 10 PS3 games:

  1. Dragon’s Crown
  2. Earth Defense Force 4
  3. Terraria (Release Key)
  4. Dynasty Warriors 7
  5. Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn
  6. Gundam Breaker
  7. Terraria
  8. Jikkyou Powerful Baseball 2013
  9. Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F
  10. Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen

Top 10 download-only games across PS3, PSP, and Vita:

  1. Super Robot Wars Operation Extend Eight Chapter Pack (PSP)
  2. Rain (PS3)
  3. Journey (PS3)
  4. SkullGirls (PS3)
  5. Castlevania: Harmony of Despair (PS3)
  6. Malicious Rebirth (Vita)
  7. PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale (PS3)
  8. PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale (Vita)
  9. Super Robot Wars Operation Extend: Chapter 1 (PSP)
  10. Vividred Operation: Hyper Intimate Power (PS3)

Now if only a few more of those JP exclusives could get localized.  Sad face.