Vita sales surge in Japan thanks to Persona 4 The Golden

Wednesday, 20 June 2012 17:03 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Media Create has released its weekly retail chart for Japan, and thanks to the release of Persona 4 the Golden Vita sales surged to 34,459 units compared to last week’s 13,383 units, giving it a second place spot on the hardware charts.

Here’s the full top 20 covering June 11 through June 17. Last week’s sales are in parentheses.

[PSV] 01. Persona 4 The Golden (Atlus, 06.14.2012): 137,076
[3DS] 02. Dragon Quest Monsters Terry’s Wonderland 3D (Square Enix, 05.31.2012): 66,434 (662,946)
[PS3] 03. Lollipop Chainsaw (Kadokawa, 06.14.2012): 53,347
[PS3] 04. Tokyo Jungle (Sony, 06.07.2012): 35,989 (146,298)
[PS3] 05. Akiba’s Trip Plus (Acquire, 06.14.2012): 29,505
[PS3] 06. Dragon’s Dogma (Capcom, 05.24.2012): 18,039 (437,248)
[3DS] 07. Mario Tennis Open (Nintendo, 05.24.2012): 17,856 (185,011)
[WII] 08. Mario Party 9 (Nintendo, 04.26.2012): 16,143 (433,787)
[360] 09. Lollipop Chainsaw (Kadokawa, 06.14.2012): 14,422
[3DS] 10. Super Mario 3D Land (Nintendo, 05.24.2012): 9,244 (1,623,749)
[PSV] 11. Gundam Seed Battle Destiny (Namco Bandai, 06.07.2012): 8,826 (49,122)
[3DS] 12. Mario Kart 7 (Nintendo, 12.01.2011): 6,664 (1,741,745)
[3DS] 13. Fire Emblem Awakening (Nintendo, 04.19.2012): 5,758 (413,787)
[3DS] 14. Monster Hunter 3G (Capcom, 12.10.2011): 5,569 (1,477,374)
[360] 15. Root Portable Before Crime After Days (Views, 06.14.2012): 5,450
[WII] 16. Wii Sports Resort (Nintendo, 11.10.2010): 3,981 (961,427)
[3DS] 17. Mario & Sonic at London Olympics (Nintendo, 03.01.2012): 3,580 (183,824)
[3DS] 18. Gon Baku Baku Baku Baku Baku Baku Baku Baku Baku Baku Baku Baku Adventure (Nintendo, 03.01.2012): 3,208
[PS3] 19. Fist of the North Star F Pachislot (Sega, 05.31.2012): 3,163 (21,801)
[WII] 20. Wii Party (Nintendo, 07.08.2010): 3,071 (2,365,018)

Here’s the hardware chart for the smae period. Last week’s sales are in parentheses.

1. 3DS: 61,793 (64,875)
2. PSV: 34,459 (13,383)
3. PS3: 14,673 (15,593)
4. PSP: 9,740 (10,038)
5. Wii: 5,963 (6,029)
6. PS2: 1,237 (1,091)
7. X360: 1,084 (1,001)
8. DSi LL: 689 (615)
9. DSi: 380 (383)

Thanks, Andriasang.

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