Yo-kai Watch back on top of Media Create for Golden Week, 3DS LL maintains

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 8 May 2014 20:52 GMT

Yo-kai Watch was back on top of the Media Create charts for Golden Week, after being bested the week prior by the debut of Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment.

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Yo-kai Watch moved an additional 62,777 units bringing its lifetime total to 860,824 on 3DS. Mario Golf World Tour debuted in second place on 3DS with 49,889 units sold, and Child of Light debuted on PS4 with 7,807 units moved.

Touch Detective Rising 3 was also new for the week, and moved 8,190 on 3DS.

The software chart for the week of April 28 – May 4 is below. Life-to-date sales are in parentheses:

  1. [3DS] Yo-kai Watch (LEVEL,5, 13/07/11) -62,777 (860,824 85)
  2. [3DS] Mario Golf World Tour (Nintendo, 14/05/01) –  49,889 (New)
  3. [PSV] Sword Art Online – Hollow fragment ( NAMCO BANDAI Games, 14/04/24) –  32,512 (177,541 )
  4. [3DS] Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call (Square Enix ,14/04/24) –  24,908 (105,431)
  5. [3DS] Mario Party Island Tour (Nintendo, 14/03/20) –  22,581 (343,071)
  6. [3DS] Kirby Triple Deluxe  (Nintendo ,14/01/11) –  10,046 (569,949 75)
  7. [3DS] Pokemon X/Y (Pokemon, 13/10/12) – 8,512 (4,049,142 72)
  8. [Wii U] NES remix 1 +2 (Nintendo, 14/04/24) – 8,216 (19,295)
  9. [3DS] Touch Detective Rising 3: Does Funghi Dream Of Bananas? (Success,14/05/01) 8,190 (New)
  10. [PS4] Child of Light (Ubisoft, 14/05/01)-  7,807 (New)
  11. [3DS] Selfish fashion GIRLS MODE! Tokimeki UP declaration greedy! (Nintendo, 14/04/17) – 7,708 (25,949)
  12. [PS3] 3rd Super Robot Wars Z: Jigoku Hen (Namco Bandai, 14/04/10) 7,000 (193,396)
  13. [PS3] Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeros (KONAMI, 14/03/20) –  6,964 (211,462)
  14. [PSv] 3rd Super Robot Wars Z: Jigoku Hen (NAMCO BANDAI Games, 14/04/10) –  6,173 (160,842)
  15. [3DS] Fossil Fighters: Derm Gen Gear (Nintendo, 14/02/27) – 5,905 (149,703)
  16. [Wii U] JUST DANCE Wii U (Nintendo, 14/04/03) – 5,246 (39,180)
  17. [PS3] Sengoku Musou 4 (Tecmo Koei Games, 14/03/20) – 4,963 (222,974)
  18. [3DS]Animal Crossing New Leaf (Nintendo, 12/11/08) – 4,925 (3,726,695 72)
  19. [Wii U] Super Mario 3D World (Nintendo, 13/11/21) – 4,851 (537,274 80)
  20. [3DS] Monster Hunter 4 (Capcom, 13/09/14) – 4,596 (3,268,963 75)

On the hardware side of things, 3DS had a rather good week with 31,979 units sold, up the prior week from 27,914. PS3 saw a significant jump from 6,726 units to 9,252, as did Wii U with 8,079 compared to 5,710 the week prior.

Other formats saw slight increases, with PlayStation 4 the only console to see a decline over the previous period.

All in all, it was a rather uneventful period for retail during Golden Week, which seems to becoming a trend when you look at numbers from last year.

Here’s the full hardware chart for Week 18. Last week’s sales are in parenthesis:

  • 3DS LL – 31,979 (27,914)
  • PSV – 23,030 (22,394)
  • PS4 – 11,486 (12,712)
  • PS3 – 9,252 (6,726)
  • Wii U – 8,079 (5,710)
  • 3DS – 7,644 (6,073)
  • PSP – 2,321 (1,957)
  • PSVTV – 1,687 (1,548)
  • 360 – 278 (242)

Thanks, 4gamer.

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