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Dragon Quest Monsters is Japan's new #1

Beats Dark Souls III which enters chart at #2

There were nine new entries on the Japanese software chart top ten this week but it was Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3 that claimed the top spot with 369,000 units sold. Hardcore hit Dark Souls III has to settles for second place with 210,000 units sold.

  1. [3DS] Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3 - 368,665 (New entry)
  2. [PS4] Dark Souls III - 210,141 (New entry)
  3. [PSV] Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X - 69,438 (New entry)
  4. [PS4] Dead or Alive Xtreme 3: Fortune - 44,723 (New entry)
  5. [Wii U] Pokken Tournament - 28,331 (Lifetime sales - 98,007)
  6. [PSV] Dead or Alive Xtreme 3: Venus - 21,959 (New entry)
  7. [PS4] Nobunaga's Ambition: Sphere of Influence Sengoku Risshiden - 20,322 (New entry)
  8. [3DS] Assassination Classroom: Assassin Training Plan - 19,498 (New entry)
  9. [PSV] Nobunaga's Ambition: Sphere of Influence Sengoku Risshiden - 13,482 (New entry)
  10. [PS3] Nobunaga's Ambition: Sphere of Influence Sengoku Risshiden - 13,050 (New entry)

In hardware PlayStation 4 sales rose, no doubt helped by the arrival of Dark Souls III, to keep it the top selling console for another week.

  • PlayStation 4 - 34,377 (Last week - 28,370)
  • New 3DS XL - 22,639 (18,353)
  • PlayStation Vita - 20,068 (19,028)
  • New 3DS - 5,773 (5,142)
  • Wii U - 4,545 (12,998)
  • 3DS - 2,322 (2,187)
  • PlayStation 3 - 1,290 (1,462)
  • 3DS XL - 365 (370)
  • Xbox One - 55 (91)
  • Charts collated by Media Create and published by Gematsu.

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