Japanese Sales Chart: PS4 & PS Vita Move Over 63,000 Units Each

January 6, 2016Written by Jason Dunning

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With no new releases to speak of in the final week of 2015, Monster Hunter X overtook Monster Strike to be the final #1 of the year.

While the top 10 is filled mostly with 3DS and Wii U games, Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition continued its strong pace by finishing in 6th and moving 48,000 units, which is up 1,000 week-over-week.

Looking at hardware, the new 3DS LL, PlayStation Vita, and Wii U saw substantial drops compared to the previous week, but the PlayStation 4 saw a 12,000 increase, making it the 2nd best-selling system of the week.

Here’s how each system sold, along with the top 20 selling retail games in Japan from December 28, 2015 – January 3, 2016, according to Media Create:

Games (Lifetime)

  1. Monster Hunter X (3DS) – 130,063 (2,521,859)
  2. Monster Strike (3DS) – 91,572 (699,436)
  3. Splatoon (Wii U) – 60,447 (1,153,989)
  4. Super Mario Maker (Wii U) – 52,753 (726,885)
  5. Yo-kai Watch Busters: Red Cat Team/White Dog Squad (3DS) – 49,533 (2,124,427)
  6. Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition (PS Vita) – 48,222 (584,717)
  7. Rhythm Heaven: The Best+ (3DS) – 26,513 (620,782)
  8. Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer (3DS) – 24,539 (1,301,227)
  9. Fallout 4 (PS4) – 22,378 (178,420)
  10. Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam (3DS) – 22,343 (198,315)
  11. Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme VS Force (PS Vita) – 20,508 (107,763)
  12. Disney Magical World 2 (3DS) – 16,139 (252,344)
  13. Star Wars Battlefront (PS4) – 13,216 (192,475)
  14. Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 (PS4) – 11,150 (266,459)
  15. Downtown no Kagi no Tsukai ya Arahen de!! Zettai ni Tsukamatte ha Ikenai Gasu Kuropikari Land (3DS) – 9,962 (22,420)
  16. Mario Kart 8 (Wii U) – 9,875 (1,187,570)
  17. New Super Mario Bros. 2 (3DS) – 9,828 (2,421,040)
  18. Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition (PS4) – 8,835 (32,901)
  19. Animal Crossing: New Life (3DS) – 8,499 (4,110,542)
  20. Mario Kart 7 (3DS) – 8,122 (2,589,230)

Systems (Previous Week)

  1. New 3DS LL – 73,778 (107,374)
  2. PlayStation 4 – 65,427 (53,023)
  3. PlayStation Vita – 63,811 (73,163)
  4. Wii U – 53,547 (92,801)
  5. 3DS – 21,621 (13,109)
  6. New 3DS – 21,501 (29,252)
  7. PlayStation 3 – 4,221 (3,994)
  8. 3DS LL – 3,205 (5,083)
  9. Xbox One – 765 (490)
  10. PlayStation Vita TV – 670 (1,167)

When do you think the PS4 will be back at #1?

[Source: 4Gamer via Gematsu]