Dragon’s Dogma storms Japanese charts with 331,064 units sold

Wednesday, 30 May 2012 17:45 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Media Create has released its weekly retail chart for Japan, and Capcom’s RPG Dragon’s Dogma demolished the software chart with 302,040 units sold on PS3 and 29,024 units sold on Xbox 360. Mario Tennis Open, which was also a new release for the period, came in second with 102,000 units sold. On the hardware side, 3DS moved 55,212 and Vita sales were up slightly over last week with 6,675 units moved – otherwise, hardware sales were relatively flat week-over-week.

The full top twenty covering May 21 through May 27 is below with life-to-date sales in parentheses.

  1. [PS3] Dragon’s Dogma (Capcom, 05.24.2012): 302,040 (New)
  2. [3DS] Mario Tennis Open (Nintendo, 05.24.2012): 101,645 (New)
  3. [PSP] Uta no Prince Sama Debut (Broccoli, 05.24.2012): 61,376 (New)
  4. [360] Dragon’s Dogma (Capcom, 05.24.2012): 29,024 (New)
  5. [WII] Mario Party 9 (Nintendo, 04.26.2012): 20,820 (380,763)
  6. [PS3] Idolmaster Anime & G4U Pack Vol.8 (Namco Bandai, 05.24.2012): 16,670 (New)
  7. [3DS] Fire Emblem Awakening (Nintendo, 04.19.2012): 14,642 (391,345)
  8. [PSP] Juuza Engi Engetsu Sangokuden (Idea Factory, 05.24.2012): 11,627 (New)
  9. [360] Monster Hunter Frontier Online Forward .4 Premium Package (Capcom, 05.24.2012): 9,893 (New)
  10. [3DS] Super Mario 3D Land (Nintendo, 05.24.2012): 9,858 (1,595,096)
  11. [3DS] G1 Grand Prix (Genki, 05.24.2012): 9,821 (New)
  12. [PS3] Steins;Gate Double Pack (5pb., 05.24.2012): 9,223 (New)
  13. [3DS] Monster Hunter 3G (Capcom, 12.10.2011): 7,849 (1,458,658)
  14. [3DS] Mario Kart 7 (Nintendo, 12.01.2011): 7,648 (1,720,566)
  15. [PSP] My Sister Can’t Possibly Be This Cute Portable Can’t Possibly Be Continuing (Namco Bandai, 05.17.2012): 6,753 (59,929)
  16. [PSP] Elminage Gothic (Star Fish SD, 05.24.2012): 6,169 (New)
  17. [PSV] Samura & Dragons Deluxe Package Version (Sega, 05.24.2012): 6,072 (New)
  18. [PS3] Steins;Gate Hiyoku Renri no Darling (5pb., 05.24.2012): 5,397
  19. [360] Mushihimesama (Cave, 05.24.2012): 5,135 (New)
  20. [PSP] Persona 2 Eternal Punishment (Atlus, 05.17.2012): 4,885 (29,431)

The hardware chart covering the period is below, with last week’s sales in parentheses.

  • 3DS: 55,212 (45,752)
  • PS3: 14,771 (12,026)
  • PSP: 10,617 (10,652)
  • PSV: 6,675 (6,347)
  • Wii: 6,149 (5,956)
  • 360: 3,069 (825)
  • PS2: 1,027 (1,166)
  • DSi LL: 628 (683)
  • DSi: 431 (425)

Thanks, Andriasang.

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