Japanese Sales Chart: Minecraft PS Vita Edition Passes 300,000 Lifetime

August 26, 2015 Written by Jason Dunning

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Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer was finally dethroned last week in Japan, with Super Robot Wars BX on 3DS debuting in first with nearly 99,000 copies sold.

After the usual heavy hitters of Yo-Kai Watch Busters, Splatoon, and Rhythm Heaven: The Best+ in the top 5, Reine des Fleurs on PlayStation Vita was the 2nd biggest debut of the week, moving 11,200 copies. Right behind it in 7th, Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition sold 8,000 copies and (just) cracked the 300,000 lifetime sales mark.

Here’s how each system sold, along with the top 20 selling retail games in Japan from August 17 – 23, 2015, according to Media Create:

Games (Lifetime)

  1. Super Robot Wars BX (3DS) – 98,366
  2. Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer (3DS) – 65,904 (910,071)
  3. Yo-kai Watch Busters: Red Cat Team/White Dog Squad (3DS) – 48,592 (1,351,934)
  4. Splatoon (Wii U) – 23,874 (584,268)
  5. Rhythm Heaven: The Best+ (3DS) – 12,083 (432,276)
  6. Reine des Fleurs (PS Vita) – 11,191
  7. Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition (PS Vita) – 8,073 (300,001)
  8. Mario Kart 8 (Wii U) – 6,113 (1,104,610)
  9. Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS) – 4,837 (4,030,853)
  10. Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright/Conquest (3DS) – 4,154 (409,189)
  11. Pokemon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire (3DS) – 3,750 (2,686,525)
  12. Yoshi’s Woolly World (Wii U) – 3,340 (63,930)
  13. Taiko Drum Master: V Version (PS Vita) – 3,173 (87,913)
  14. Chou Tousouchuu Atsumare! Saikyou no Tousou Monotachi (3DS) – 3,078 (41,507)
  15. Luminous Arc Infinity (PS Vita) – 2,716 (24,980)
  16. Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate Best Price! (3DS) – 2,570 (9,535)
  17. Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS (3DS) – 2,501 (2,274,753)
  18. Sengoku Basara 4: Sumeragi (PS3) – 2,364 (84,566)
  19. The Great Ace Attorney (3DS) – 2,283 (186,616)
  20. Super Smash Bros. for Wii U (Wii U) – 2,227 (668,555)

Systems (Previous Week)

  1. New 3DS LL – 19,960 (30,105)
  2. PlayStation 4 – 14,495 (18,503)
  3. PlayStation Vita – 11,605 (17,400)
  4. Wii U – 11,302 (16,567)
  5. New 3DS – 5,967 (8,326)
  6. PlayStation 3 – 2,549 (3,448)
  7. 3DS – 1,557 (2,752)
  8. 3DS LL – 795 (1,065)
  9. PlayStation Vita TV – 554 (672)
  10. Xbox One – 160 (195)

Are you surprised that not a single PlayStation 4 game is in the top 20?

[Source: 4Gamer via Gematsu]