Japanese Sales Chart: PS Vita #2 in Hardware Thanks to Strong Persona 4 Dancing All Night Launch

July 1, 2015 Written by Jason Dunning

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While it didn’t come close to the 260,000 copies sold by Fire Emblem FatesPersona 4: Dancing All Night for PlayStation Vita still had a strong debut, selling just over 94,000 copies last week in Japan. As a result of the game’s success, PS Vita hardware sales were #2, nearly doubling to 23,134.

Elsewhere, Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward saw the majority of its sales on PlayStation 4 (38,758 vs 8,729 on PlayStation 3), and the PS4 itself managed to jump ahead of the Wii U in hardware.

Here’s how each system sold, along with the top 20 selling retail games in Japan from June 22 – 28, 2015, according to Media Create:

Games (Lifetime)

  1. Fire Emblem Fates: White Kingdom/Dark Knight Kingdom (3DS) – 260,675
  2. Persona 4: Dancing All Night (PS Vita) – 94,036
  3. Fire Emblem Fates: Special Edition (3DS) – 42,991
  4. Rhythm Heaven: The Best+ (3DS) – 42,718 (266,726)
  5. Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward (PS4) – 38,758
  6. Splatoon (Wii U) – 37,458 (348,040)
  7. TV Anime The Idolmaster: Cinderella Girls G4U! Pack Vol. 2 (PS3) – 16,392
  8. Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition (PS Vita) – 10,896 (220,589)
  9. Chaos;Child (PS Vita) – 10,325
  10. Return to PopoloCrois: A Story of Seasons Fairytale (3DS) – 9,284 (55,776)
  11. Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward (PS3) – 8,729
  12. Mario Kart 8 (Wii U) – 7,978 (1,045,901)
  13. Dragon Ball Z: Extreme Butoden (3DS) – 7,687 (98,789)
  14. Shinobi, Koi Utsutsu: Setsugekka Koi Emaki (PS Vita) – 6,762
  15. Devil May Cry 4: Special Edition (PS4) – 6,454 (42,326)
  16. Kaitou Joker: Toki o Koeru Kaitou to Ushinawareta Houseki (3DS) – 5,189
  17. Pokemon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire (3DS) – 4,899 (2,648,334)
  18. Chaos;Child (PS4) – 4,860
  19. Ride (PS4) – 4,056
  20. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (PS4) – 4,054 (122,038)

Systems (Previous Week)

  1. PlayStation Vita – 23,134 (11,748)
  2. New 3DS LL – 21,818 (17,642)
  3. PlayStation 4 – 14,482 (13,850)
  4. Wii U – 13,166 (14,616)
  5. New 3DS – 8,294 (4,506)
  6. PlayStation 3 – 2,761 (2,819)
  7. 3DS – 1,396 (1,126)
  8. 3DS LL – 847 (790)
  9. PlayStation Vita TV – 820 (540)
  10. Xbox One – 243 (201)

Are you surprised by the success of Persona 4: Dancing All Night?

[Source: 4Gamer via Gematsu]