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Dragon Quest VII: Warriors of Eden, Nintendo titles dominate charts in Japan 

The debut of Dragon Quest VII: Warriors of Eden in Japan has knocked Animal Crossing: New Leaf off it's comfy perch, by moving 872,922 units on 3DS. The square title also helped 3DS and 3DS LL sales jump quite significantly over last week's figures. Out of the top 20 on the Media Create charts, all but seven titles were for Nintendo platforms. Charts are below.

Here’s the full software chart for the period. Life-to-date sales are in parentheses:

  1. [3DS] Dragon Quest VII: Warriors of Eden (Square Enix, 02/07/13) – 872,922 (New)
  2. [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf (Nintendo, 11/08/12) – 81,559 (2,513,424)
  3. [3DS] Fantasy Life (Level-5, 12/27/12) – 13,342 (221,720)
  4. [3DS] New Super Mario Bros. 2 (Nintendo, 07/28/12) – 11,685 (1,910,708)
  5. [3DS] Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate (Best Price!) (Capcom, 11/15/12) – 10,523 (218,097)
  6. [Wii] Taiko Drum Master Wii Super Wonderful Edition (Namco Bandai, 11/29/12) – 8,859 (386,149)
  7. [PSV] Demon Gaze (Kadokawa Games, 01/24/13) – 8,170 (43,910)
  8. [PS3] DmC Devil May Cry (Capcom, 01/17/13) – 7,476 (164,690)
  9. [3DS] Taiko Drum Master: Chibi Dragon and the Mysterious Orb (Namco Bandai, 07/12/12) – 7,459 (416,033)
  10. [3DS] Run For Money: Flee From the Strongest Hunters in History (Namco Bandai, 07/05/12) – 7,383 (420,815)
  11. [PSV] Genkai Totsuki: Monster Monpiece (Compile Heart, 01/24/13) – 7,312 (36,754)
  12. [3DS] Paper Mario: Sticker Star (Nintendo, 12/06/12) – 6,452 (518,096)
  13. [3DS] Inazuma Eleven Go 2 Crono Stone Neppu / Raimei (Level-5, 12/13/12) – 6,121 (414,207)
  14. [Wii U] New Super Mario Bros. U (Nintendo, 12/08/12) – 5,857 (460,786)
  15. [PSP] Heroes VS (Namco Bandai, 02/07/13) – 5,693 (New)
  16. [3DS] Mario Kart 7 (Nintendo, 12/01/11) – 5,674 (1,972,440)
  17. [PS3] Hitman: Absolution (Square Enix, 01/24/13) – 5,500 (35,223)
  18. [PS3] Call of Duty: Black Ops II Dubbed Edition (Square Enix, 12/20/12) – 4,983 (124,112)
  19. [Wii U] Nintendo Land (Nintendo, 12/08/12) – 4,486 (286,478)
  20. [PS3] Fist of the North Star: Ken’s Rage 2 (Tecmo Koei, 12/20/12) – 4,314 (232,050)

Here’s the full hardware. Year-to-date sales are in parentheses.

  • 3DS LL – 89,050 (51,654)
  • 3DS – 38,645 (26,028)
  • PS3 – 17,004 (18,106)
  • Wii U – 12,185 (12,959)
  • PSP – 11,056 (12,191)
  • PSV – 8,762 (9,596)
  • Wii – 1,945 (1,904)
  • 360 – 593 (870)

Thanks, Gematsu.

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