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Final Fantasy Dissidia tops Japanese charts

Sony and Nintendo dominate the region's software and hardware charts

Titles for Sony and Nintendo systems occupy the entirety of the top ten of the Japanese software sales chart, following up the success of the respective companies' hardware in dominating the region's sales.

Square Enix's Final Fantasy Dissidia for the PlayStation Portable took the top spot for the week ended January 4, according to data provided by Media Create, with 104,000 units.

Nintendo DS title Rhythm Tengoku Gold followed with 89,000 units, bringing the title's total number of sold units to 1,535,000. Kirby Super Star Ultra, also for the DS, came in third at 77,000 units, and Wii Fit took fourth place at 74,000 units, with lifetime sales of 3,125,000 units.

Animal Crossing: City Folk on the Wii took fifth place with 73,000 units, White Knight Chronicles for the PlayStation 3 came in sixth with 71,000 and in seventh came Wagamama Fashion: Girl's Mode, for the DS, at 68,000 units.

Mario Kart Wii and Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G for the PSP came in eighth and ninth places respectively with 67,000 and 62,000 units, and closing off the chart was the DS title Momotaro Dentetsu 20th Anniversary with 57,000 units.

The Japanese hardware sales chart saw the DSi take pole position beating out rivals with 182,518 units, followed by the PSP at 157,088 units and the Wii at 119,965 units.

Sony's PS3 secured 60,654 unit sales, while the DS Lite trailed behind it with 48,160 units and the Xbox 360 and PS2 closed the hardware chart with 19,694 units and 12,548 units respectively.

Japanese software chart follows:

  • 01. Final Fantasy Dissidia (PSP)
  • 02. Rhythm Tengoku Gold (DS)
  • 03. Kirby Super Star Ultra (DS)
  • 04. Wii Fit (Wii)
  • 05. Animal Crossing: City Folk (Wii)
  • 06. White Knight Chronicles (PS3)
  • 07. Wagamama Fashion: Girl's Mode (DS)
  • 08. Mario Kart Wii (Wii)
  • 09. Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G (PSP)
  • 10. Momotaro Dentetsu 20th Anniversary (DS)

Japanese hardware chart follows:

  • DSi - 182,518
  • PSP - 157,088
  • Wii - 119,965
  • PS3 - 60,654
  • DS Lite - 48,160
  • Xbox 360 - 19,694
  • PS2 - 12,548
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