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Yuna Summons Great Sales Numbers, Tops Japanese Charts (…Kind of)

January 6, 2014 Written by Heath Hindman


After last week proved that it was difficult to find a copy of the Final Fantasy X | X-2 HD Remaster on shelves in Japan, it’s no surprise to see it doing dang well on the sales charts. What did come as a surprise was that despite its great performance, there were two games that would go on to rank higher, in The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds and the 3DS version of popular mobile game Puzzle & Dragons. That said, the FFX collection still placed higher when you combine the different versions, as it was available as a twin pack on both PS3 and Vita, and the individual games could also be purchased for Vita.  Add them up, and you get almost 340,000 units — more than enough to be the actual best-selling game of the week.

Here’s the full list of Japan’s 20 best-selling games for the week of December 23 to 29.

1. (3DS) The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds – 225,418
2. (3DS) Puzzle & Dragons Z – 198,968
3. (PS3) Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster – 182,638
4. (3DS) Pokemon X / Y – 156,483
5. (PSV) Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster: Twin Pack – 134,645
6. (WIU) Wii Party U – 87,262
7. (WIU) New Super Mario Bros. U – 75,131
8. (WIU) Super Mario 3D World – 71,159
9. (3DS) Monster Hunter 4 – 40,338
10. (3DS) Animal Crossing: New Leaf – 37,300
11. (PS3) New Dynasty Warriors: Gundam – 37,294
12. (3DS) Friend Collection: New Life – 28,424
13. (3DS) Battle For Money Sentouchuu: Densetsu no Shinobi no Survival Battle – 28,323
14. (3DS) Inazuma Eleven Go Galaxy: Big Bang / Supernova – 26,566
15. (3DS) Disney Magic Castle: My Happy Life – 24,935
16. (3DS) New Super Mario Bros. 2 – 23,623
17. (3DS) Aikatsu! Futari no My Princess – 23,120
18. (3DS) One Piece: Unlimited World Red – 22,639
19. (PSV) Final Fantasy X HD Remaster – 22,619
20. (WIU) Taiko Drum Master: Wii U – 22,204

Keep in mind that Famitsu, the source of this data, does track digital sales as well, so there’s no missing question marks here.

Hardware charts looked about like this:

3DS – 208,893 (includes both regular and XL models)
WIU – 79,174
PSV – 75,207 (includes Vita TV)
PS3 – 27,020
PSP – 9,451
WII – 2,719
360 – 770

Tidus can tell his story on international PS3s and Vitas this March.


[Source: Famitsu]