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Report: 3DS price cut shifts 215,000 units in Japan in one week

Nintendo’s handheld has enjoyed its highest domestic weekly sales since launch following the recent price cut.

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  • Japan favours Pokémon Black, the US prefers Pokémon White

    Sales figures for the latest instalments in Nintendo’s long-running franchise suggest Japan and the US like different flavoured Pokémon.

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  • Japanese charts - 3DS loses top hardware spot to PSP

    Media Create has released the unit sales figures for Japanese hardware and software for the week ending March 27, and it finds PSP back on top and a new software title stealing the top spot from Dynasty Warriors 7.

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  • Japanese hardware sales: DSi and DSi LL SKUs take first and third for the week

    Media Create has released its Japanese hardware figures for the week ending September 26 and the figures show another increase in sales for DS on all SKUs except DS Lite, which was down 126 units over last week.

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  • Japanese software: Wii Party tops charts

    Media Create has released its Japanese software figures for the week of July 5-11, and Nintendo’s Wii Party moved 235K units during its first week of availability.

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  • Enterbrain publishes first-half sales figures for Japan

    Enterbrain’s published Japanese hardware and software sales figures for the first six month of the year, following news last night that the market has dropped back 21.3 percent in the period. Thanks, Kotaku. Hardware DS (DS and DS Lite) First half of the year: 1,314,919 Total units sold: 23,484,680 PSP First half of the year: […]

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  • PSP loses Japanese monthly sales for first time since March

    Enterbrain figures have shown that PSP lost out in the Japanese sales charts to DS in August, the first time the machine’s been beaten to the top of the pile since March. Great month for 360, there, with sales fuelled by the release of Namco RPG Tales of Vesperia. PSP – 292,000 DS – 333,000 […]

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  • PSP still doing it for the Japanese kids

    PSP can do no wrong in Japan, it would seem, with the latest Media Create figures showing the handheld at over 100,000 units a week. Here‘s the last chart. Stats for week ending May 4. PSP – 100,870 Wii – 71,518 Nintendo DS – 52,542 PlayStation 3 – 10,177 PlayStation 2 – 8,802 Xbox 360 […]

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  • PSP outsells DS 2:1 in Japan in April

    According to Enterbrain figures published by Reuters, PSP had a huge month in Japan in April thanks to Monster Hunter popularity, outselling DS by 2:1. Numbers in full: PSP: 380,867 DS: 169,911 Wii: 187,121 PS3: 37,676 Xbox 360 and PS2 figures weren’t given in the report.

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  • PSP comfortably leading Japanese hardware sales

    We seem to have skipped one of these in the GTA IV madness, but Monster Hunter seems to still be doign the do for PSP in Japan. Here’s the last one we published. Figures are for the week ending April 27. PSP – 92,411 Wii – 48,796 Nintendo DS – 42,435 PlayStation 3 – 9,107 […]

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  • PSP stays on top of Japanese hardware sales

    New hardware figures from Japan show PSP holding strong, although everything’s down in general after the joyous ejaculation that was Monster Hunter. Here’s last week’s stats. Figures below are for the week ending April 14. PSP – 85,721 DS Lite – 47,158 Wii – 46,296 PS3 – 8,232 PS2 – 6,834 Xbox 360 – 1,147

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  • PSP still leads hardware sales in Japan

    Spurred on by the huge success of Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G, PSP’s still lording over the hardware chart in Japan. PS3 had better watch its back there: it’s about to be overtaken by PS2. Figures are for the week ending April 6. PSP – 120,964 Nintendo DS – 55,190 Wii – 44,618 PlayStation 3 […]

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  • Wii outsells PS3 3:1 in Japan in March

    Reuters is reporting that Wii sold three times as many consoles than Playstation 3 in Japan in March. Based on the latest Enterbrain figures, Wii sold 265,542 units compared to PS3′s 81,579. Further, PSP is still top of the tree in the Japanese handheld stakes, selling 415,415 units in March compared to DS’s 255,124: that […]

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  • DS was biggest selling hardware in Japan in FY 07

    According to Famitsu figures, DS was by far the biggest selling console in Japan for fiscal 2007, moving 6.3 million units in the 12 months ending March 30 2008. Here’s the breakdown for the period: DS – 6,343,547 PSP – 3,427,971 Wii – 3,741,946 PlayStation 3 – 1,197,418 Xbox 360 – 235,318

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  • Wii Fit was biggest selling game in Japan in FY 2007

    According to Famitsu figures, Nintendo’s Wii Fit was the biggest selling game in Japan last year with 1.76 million units sold for the period ending March 30 2008. Mario Party DS was second with 1.66 million, and Wii Sports was in third place with 1.62 million. More through the link.

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  • Japanese market rises over 3% in fiscal 07

    Famitsu figures confirm that the Japanese market saw a 3 percent increase for the 12 months ending March 30 2008 compared to the previous year. According to GamesIndustry.biz, “In a comparison of the Japanese market from fiscal 2006 to fiscal 2007, combined hardware and software sales showed a 3.8 per cent increase to JPY 677 […]

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  • Monster Hunter destroys Japanese charts

    From Neogaf via Media Create. Still waiting on the hardware figures, but there are some flaky estimates doing the rounds that show PSP had a giant seven days on the back of 2nd G last week. These numbers are for the week ending March 30. 01./00. [PSP] Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G (Capcom) – 880,000 […]

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  • PSP back on top in Japanese hardware sales

    PSP and Wii are still tussling at the top of the Japanese hardware chart, but it would seem our Far Eastern brethren just can’t get enough portable Sony. Figures are from Media Create. PSP – 57,651 Wii – 55,845 Nintendo DS – 53,266 PlayStation 3 – 14,934 PlayStation 2 – 9,930 Xbox 360 – 1,744

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  • Nintendo is biggest Japanese publisher, says Famitsu

    According to GameFront, quoting figures taken from Famitsu, Nintendo was by far the biggest publisher in Japan last year, in case there was any doubt, selling over 23.5 million units of software. Square Enix and Bandai Namco came second and third respectively with around 7.5 million sales a piece. List below. Nintendo: 23,520,000 Square Enix: […]

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