Pokémon Black & White 2 tops in Japan during 2012, according to Media Create

Friday, 25 January 2013 21:56 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Pokémon Black & White 2 were the best-selling games in Japan during 2012, Media Create has revealed via it Top-30 of 2012 chart. The Nintendo titles were followed by Animal Crossing: New Leaf, and New Super Mario Bros. 2, respectively. The tracking retail firm also listed the best-selling hardware in the country to-date, and the clear winner was PlayStation 2 with 21,833,215 units sold. The full chart is below, courtesy of Siliconera.

TOP-30 software sales from January 2 – December 30, 2012. Figures in bold are 2012 figures, and those in parentheses are total sales.

01 Pokémon Black/White 2 – 2,919,977 (2,919,977)- DS
02. Animal Crossing: New Leaf – 1,969,955 (2,919,977) 3DS
03. New Super Mario Bros. 2 – 1,743,791 (1,743,791) 3DS
04. Dragon Quest Monsters: Terry’s Wonderland 3D – 919,870 (919,870) 3DS
05. Resident Evil 6 – 833,012 (833,012) PS3
06. One Piece: Pirate Warriors – 828,150 (828,150) PS3
07. Mario Kart 7 - 748,797 (1,908,966) 3DS
08. Super Mario 3D Land – 689,374 (1,769,566) 3DS
09. Mario Party 9 – 641,348 (641,348) Wii
10. Dragon Quest X – 609,783 (609,783) Wii
11. Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate – 602,058 (1,587,556) 3DS
12. Yakuza 5 – 518,224 (518,224) PS3
13. Dragon’s Dogma- 467,375 (467,375) PS3
14. Fire Emblem: Awakening – 455,268 (455,268) 3DS
15. Tales of Xillia 2 – 428,913 (428,913) PS3
16. Paper Mario: Sticker Star – 402,133 (402,133) 3DS
17. Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 – 399,340 (399,340) PS3
18. Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates of Infinity – 373,699 (373,699) 3DS
19. New Super Mario Bros. U – 369,392 (369,392) WiiU
20. Wii Sports Resort (w/ MotionPlus pack-in) - 358,627 (1,161,600) Wii
21. The 2nd Super Robot Taisen Z – 344,018 (344,018) PS3
22. Pokémon Conquest – 341,250 (341,250) DS
23. Taiko Drum Master: Little Dragon and the Mysterious Orb – 340,533 (340,533) 3DS
24.Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City – 338,889 (338,889) PS3
25. Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance – 338,812 (338,812) 3DS
26. Run for Money Tousouchuu – 337,472 (337,472) 3DS
27. Taiko Drum Master: Super Splendid Edition – 321,959 (321,959)
28. Kid Icarus: Uprising – 316,133 (316,133) 3DS
29. Inazuma Eleven Go 2: Chrono Stone – Neppuu/Raimei – 314,016 (314,016) 3DS
30. Resident Evil: Revelations- 296,040 (296,040) 3DS

Total Hardware sales to date, DS sales not provided:

PS2 – 21,833,215
Wii – 12,638,836
PSP – 19,453,023
3DS – 7,689,512
3DS XL – 2,090,372
PS3 – 8,860,082
PSV– 1,130,820
360 – 1,613,832

Via 4gamer.

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