Pokémon Sun/Moon and PS4 Top Japanese Sales This Week According to Media Create

on January 6, 2017 10:13 AM

Media Create has released its weekly sales charts of the Japanese market for the post-Christmas week of December 26, 2016 through January 1, 2017, revealing two familiar faces atop the software and hardware charts: Pokémon Sun/Moon and the PS4.

Here’s the full software chart:

Important to note: Media Create counts only retail sales, meaning digital sales are not included.

  1. Pokémon Sun / Pokemon Moon – 3DS – 90,891 / 2,949,287
  2.  Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS – 3DS – 73,002 / 790,530
  3. Momotaro Dentetsu 2017: Tachiagare Nippon! – 3DS – 63,577 / 196,452
  4. Yo-kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki – 3DS – 49,350 / 561,508
  5. Final Fantasy XV (Limited and Bundled Editions Included) – PS4 – 30,381 / 884,422
  6. Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition – PSV – 23,765 / 1,042,463
  7.  Yakuza 6: The Song of Life – PS4 – 19,822 / 312,500
  8. Miitopia – 3DS – 18,259 / 120,971
  9. Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome Amiibo – 3DS – 10,858 / 85,842
  10. Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball Heroes – 3DS – 10,710 / 59,794
  11. Minecraft: Wii U Edition – Wii U – 9,713 / 257,654
  12. Watch Dogs 2 – PS4 – 9,466 / 89,237
  13.  SaGa: Scarlet Grace – PSV – 9,208 / 88,673
  14.  Grand Theft Auto V – PS4 – 8,429 / 225,839
  15.  Mario Party: Star Rush – 3DS – 7,137 / 135,024
  16. The Last Guardian – PS4 – 6,452 / 108,836
  17. Sumikko Gurashi Mura wo Tsukurun Desu – 3DS – 6,413 / 137,580
  18. Battlefield 1 – PS4 – 5,791 / 237,636
  19. Mario Kart 7 – 3DS– 5,741 / 2,714,357
  20. Resident Evil 6 – PS4 – 5,701 / 19,814

And the hardware:

  1. PlayStation 4 – 73,421
  2. New 3DS LL – 45,809
  3. PlayStation Vita – 25,487
  4. 2DS – 20,259
  5. PlayStation 4 Pro – 9,916
  6. New 3DS – 4,342
  7. Wii U – 2,589
  8. PlayStation 3 – 1,002
  9. Xbox One – 221
  10. 3DS – 72
  11. 3DS LL – 40

No real surprises here: Pokémon Sun/Moon continues to chug on as a mammoth hit in Japan, and the PS4 sits atop the hardware charts once again, notably head and shoulders above everything else.

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