PS Vita Beat PS4 in Japan Last Week; Monster Strike Topped Games

By   /   Dec 31, 2015
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According to sales data for Japan that has been shared for the week between December 21 – December 27 by Famitsu, the PS4 was in for a competition with not only Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo Wii U but also PlayStation Vita.

Not only that, the sales statistics reveal that the PlayStation Vita managed to beat the PlayStation 4 in terms of sales! Here is a rundown on the hardware sales figures, you can compare them with the last week’s sales that we have provided in brackets next to it:

  1. 3DS – 160,447 (147,688)
  2. Wii U – 101,122 (80,301)
  3. PS Vita – 66,069 (46,182)
  4. PS4 – 60,330 (49,634)
  5. PS3 – 3,459 (2,381)
  6. Xbox One – 479 (446)

We have also listed the top 20 games for the week below alongside the number of copies they sold in the week as well as the total sales generated by these games in their lifetime (see brackets). As expected, most of the titles are for the 3DS and the Wii U with Fallout 4, Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition, Mobile Suit Gundam Extreme Vs-Force and TV Anime Idolm@ster: Cinderella Girls G4U! Pack Vol. 7 being the only ones for platforms other than these.

Here they are:

  1. Monster Strike (3DS) – 211,411 (636,709)
  2. Monster Hunter X (3DS) – 174,061 (2,441,977)
  3. Yo-Kai Watch Busters: Red Cat Team/White Dog Squad (3DS) – 104,670 (1,965,202)
  4. Splatoon (Wii U) – 98,096 (1,064,897)
  5. Super Mario Maker (Wii U) – 97,281 (674,194)
  6. Mobile Suit Gundam Extreme Vs-Force (PS Vita) – 69,985
  7. Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer (3DS) – 60,393 (1,282,880)
  8. Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam (3DS) – 55,583 (174,674)
  9. Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition (PS Vita) – 47,249 (478,478)
  10. Rhythm Heaven: The Best+ (3DS) – 46,645 (607,343)
  11. Disney Magic World 2 (3DS) – 44,355 (247,617)
  12. Fallout 4 (PS4) – 28,268 (149,367)
  13. Shin Megami Tensei x Fire Emblem (Wii U) – 23,806
  14. Medarot 9: Kabuto Ver./Kuwagata Ver (3DS) – 21,735
  15. Sumikko Gurashi: Omise Hajimerundesu (3DS) – 19,944 (80,617)
  16. Mario Kart 7 (3DS) – 12,226 (2,492,693)
  17. Super Run For Money Tousouchuu Atsumare! Saikyou no Tousou Monotachi (3DS) – 11,655 (97,576)
  18. The Legend of Zelda: Tri-Force Heroes (3DS) – 11,591 (141,525)
  19. TV Anime Idolm@ster: Cinderella Girls G4U! Pack Vol. 7 (PS3) – 10,659
  20. Animal Crossing: amiibo Festival (Wii U) – 10,540 (43,490)

Were there any games in there that surprised you? Also what do you think of the PS Vita being able to sell more than PS4 in Japan?

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