Japanese software figures: MGS madness

By Mike, Thursday, 19 June 2008 11:08 GMT

Metal Gear Solid 4 sold an incredible 465,000 units in its first week in Japan, the latest Media Create figures show.

Monster Hunter’s still hanging in there in fifth place, now having sold a total of 2.2 million copies for PSP. Dragon Ball Z has slipped from pole position last week down to seventh place, with sales down from 92,000 to 18,000 in a single week, a 68 percent decrease in seven days.

Full list courtesy of NeoGaf.

1. [PS3] Metal Gear Solid 4 Guns of the Patriots (Konami) – 465,000
2. [WII] Mario Kart Wii (Nintendo) – 38,000 / 1,444,000
3. [WII] Wii Fit (Nintendo) – 37,000 / 2,227,000
4. [PSP] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball Portable 3 (Konami) – 27,000 / 187,000
5. [PSP] Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G (Capcom) – 26,000 / 2,203,000
6. [NDS] Hisshou Pachinko Pachislot Kouryaku Series DS Vol. 2 CR Shinseki Evangelion ~Shito, Futatabi~ (D3 Publisher) – 22,000
7. [PS3] Dragon Ball Z Burst Limit (Bandai Namco) – 18,000 / 111,000
8. [NDS] Beautiful Letter Training (Nintendo) – 17,000 / 285,000
9. [NDS] DS Yamamura Misa Suspense: Kyoto Murder Files (Tecmo) – 17,000 / 56,000
10. [WII] Mysterious Dungeon: Fuurai no Shiren 3 (Sega) – 14,000 / 73,000

By Mike Bowden

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