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Japanese Charts: Nintendo platforms still strong

Media Create's latest figures show the Nintendo DS and Wii still atop the sales charts

Media Create's latest figures show the Nintendo DS and Wii still atop the sales charts.

For the week ending August 12, Nintendo sold 147,205 DS handhelds and 65,120 Wii consoles in Japan.

Sony sold 21,321 PlayStation 3 consoles, just behind sales of 32,147 PSP handhelds. Sony also sold 12,545 PlayStation 2 consoles.

Microsoft sold 2,112 Xbox 360 consoles in Japan during the same period, bringing total Japanese lifetime sales to just under 400,000 units.

Topping the Japanese software charts for the week ending August 12 was SD Gundam G Generation Cross Drive for the DS, which sold 137,717 units, followed by Mario Party 8 for the Wii and Final Fantasy XII International Zodiac Job Systems for the PS2.

Donkey Kong Jungle Climber for the DS debuted in the number four position, with J-League Winning Eleven 2007 for the PS2 at number five.

Rounding out the top ten were Everybody's Golf 5 (PS3), Wild Arms Cross Fire (PSP), Wii Sports, The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass (DS), and Wii Play.

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