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Donkey Kong dominates Japanese charts

3DS XL still top selling hardware

The 3DS XL and its little brother the 3DS have maintained their hold on the top of the Japanese hardware chart this week, but in software there's a new entry at number one for Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D.

  1. 3DS XL - 29,533 (Last week - 27,172)
  2. 3DS - 17,602 (12,700)
  3. PlayStation 3 - 10,872 (10,394)
  4. PlayStation Vita - 10,664 (9,733)
  5. Wii U - 5,983 (6,330)
  6. PSP - 5,651 (5,076)
  7. Wii - 1,461 (1,060)
  8. Xbox 360 - 397 (432)

The other new entry in software was Chousoku Henkei Gyrozetter: Albatross no Tsubasa, which managed to enter at three, just behind super seller Tomodachi Collection: New Life which has now racked up 1.1 million lifetime sales.

  1. [3DS] Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D - 104,569 (New entry)
  2. [3DS] Tomodachi Collection: New Life - 43,372 (Lifetime sales - 1,133,246)
  3. [3DS] Chousoku Henkei Gyrozetter: Albatross no Tsubasa - 17,925 (New entry)
  4. [3DS] Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon - 14,949 (781,660)
  5. [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf ( - 14,393 (3,278,356)

Charts collated by Media Create and published by Gematsu.

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Jim Webb Executive Editor/Community Director, E-mpire Ltd. Co.3 years ago
Remember when the 3DS was dead, smart phones had killed it and there was no hope for its future?
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Asif A. Khan, CPA Financial Reporter 3 years ago
Yep. Too bad they won't put a countdown clock on this site for Nintendo's imminent death. Wii U is dead, right? (sarcasm)
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Mohammed Alsadoon Staff Writer, Gaming Bus3 years ago
I feel Animal Crossing New Leaf will be the 3DS' perennial title, the kind of game that sells year after year like Mario Kart Wii or 7.
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Slade Wilson Financial Analyst 3 years ago
nintendo is killing it in software sales
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