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2nd Super Robot Wars takes top spot in Japan

2nd Super Robot Wars takes top spot in Japan

Thu 06 Dec 2012 9:05am GMT / 4:05am EST / 1:05am PST
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Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney edged into second place

Level 5's crossover title Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney was beaten to the top spot by Namco Bandai's 2nd Super Robot Wars OG in Japan last week.

According to data from Media Create, republished on NeoGAF, 2nd Super Robot Wars OG sold 217,710 units during the week ending December 2, significantly higher than Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney's 128, 856 units.

The only other new entry in the top 5 was Taiko no Tatsujin Wii: Super Deluxe Edition, which generated 115,955 sales.

There was relatively little movement in the hardware charts, with the Nintendo 3DS continuing to be Japan's best-selling platform. The PlayStation Vita enjoyed a small boost in sales, from 9,712 units to 11,066 units.

The top 10 software chart is below, with life-to-date sales in parentheses:

  • 1. [PS3] 2nd Super Robot Wars OG - 217,710 (New)
  • 2. [3DS] Professor Layton Vs. Ace Attorney - 128,856 (New)
  • 3. [Wii] Taiko no Tatsujin Wii: Super Deluxe Edition - 115,955 (New)
  • 4. [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf - 105,553 (1,212,312)
  • 5. [3DS] Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Magnagate and the Infinite Dungeon 48,039 (169,519)
  • 6. [PS3] Hot Shots Golf: World Invitational - 37,874 (138,736)
  • 7. [PS3] Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 - Subtitled Edition - 36.234 (233.584)
  • 8. [3DS] New Super Mario Bros. 2 - 32,973 (1,453,157)
  • 9. [Vita] Fate/Stay Night -Realta Nua - 30.583 (New)
  • 10. [Vita] Atelier Totori Plus: The Alchemist of Arland 2 # - 27.651 (New)

The hardware top 10 is below, with the previous week's sales in parentheses:

  • 1. 3DS - 167,408 (162,077)
  • 2. PS3 - 29,809 (34,167)
  • 3. PSP - 15,941 (16,903)
  • 4. Vita - 11,066 (9,712)
  • 5. Wii - 5,550 (3,590)
  • 6. Xbox 360 - 1,217 (1,495)
  • 7. PS2 - 812 (747)
  • 8. DSi - 457 (452)

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