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Final Fantasy Type-0 takes number one in Japan

PSP title sells almost 500,000 units in its first week

Final Fantasy Type-0 held off competition from Kirby Wii and Idolmaster 2 to take top spot in the Japanese software chart.

According to data from Media Create, reported by Andriasang, Square Enix's PSP title sold 472,253 units in the week ending October 30, comfortably ahead of Kirby's 136,811 units and Idolmaster 2's 65,512 units.

The hardware chart showed very little movement, with the 3DS holding on to the top spot despite falling by more than 8,000 sales from last week's total of 73,933.

The PSP overtook the PlayStation 3 to claim second place after a sales surge of 8,000 units.

The full hardware chart for the week ending October 30 is listed below. Previous week's sales are in parentheses.

  • 1. 3DS: 65,041 (73,933)
  • 2. PSP: 30,605 (22,095)
  • 3. PS3: 25,217 (23,897)
  • 4. Wii: 11,784 (11,235)
  • 5. DSi LL: 2,009 (2,005)
  • 6. X360: 1,704 (1,620)
  • 7. PS2: 1,228 (1,296)
  • 8. DSi: 1,061 (1,293)
  • 9. DS Lite: 55 (36)

The full software chart for the week ending October 30 is listed below. Previous week's sales are in parentheses.

  • 01. [PSP] Final Fantasy Type-0 (Square Enix, 10/27): 472,253 - New Entry
  • 02. [WII] Kirby Wii (Nintendo, 10/27): 136,811 - New Entry
  • 03. [PS3] Idolmaster 2 (Namco Bandai, 10/27): 65,512 - New Entry
  • 04. [WII] Just Dance Wii (Nintendo, 10/13): 27,832 (163,451)
  • 05. [WII] Go Vacation (Namco Bandai, 10/20): 25,259 (72,468)
  • 06. [PS3] Disgaea 4 Fuka & Desco-hen Hajimemashita (Nippon Ichi, 10/27): 19,460 - New Entry
  • 07. [PSP] Ro-Kyu-Bu (Kadokawa Games, 10/27): 17,593 - New Entry
  • 08. [PS3] Macross F Sayonara no Tsubasa Hybrid Pack (Namco Bandai, 10/20): 16,741 (159,348)
  • 09. [PSP] Terror of the Stratus (Konami, 10/27): 15,623
  • 10. [PSP] Ragnarok Hikari to Yami no (GungHo, 10/27): 15,559 - New Entry
  • 11. [PS3] Dead Island (Spike, 10/20): 14,260 (54,205)
  • 12. [PS3] Winning Eleven 2012 (Konami, 10/06): 13,796 (370,521)
  • 13. [PSP] AKB1/48 If I Loved an Idol in Guam (Namco Bandai, 10/06): 13,480 (301,743)
  • 14. [WII] Wii Sports Resort (Nintendo, 11/11/10): 12,377 (625,522)
  • 15. [PSP] Naruto Narutimate Impact(Namco Bandai, 10/20): 12,082 (65,230)
  • 16. [WII] Minna no Rhythm Tengoku (Nintendo, 07/21): 9,251 (526,943)
  • 17. [PS3] FIFA 12 World Class Soccer (Electronic Arts, 10/22): 8,255 (33,894)
  • 18. [PSP] La Storia Della Arcana Famiglia (Comfort, 10/27): 7,890
  • 19. [PS3] Ace Combat Assault Horizon (Namco Bandai, 10/13): 7,222 (174,813)
  • 20. [NDS] Atsumete! Kirby (Nintendo, 08/04): 6,373 (272,043)

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