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Lightning Returns takes Japanese #1

Final Fantasy trumps Mario on this week's software chart

Move over Mario, it's Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII that takes the top spot on the Japanese software chart this week. Fellow new entry Super Mario 3D World for Wii U could only manage second place, beaten by nearly 180,000 units.

  1. [PS3] Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII - 277,082 (New entry)
  2. [Wii U] Super Mario 3D World - 99,588 (New entry)
  3. [3DS] One Piece: Unlimited World R - 83,605 (New entry)
  4. [3DS] Pokemon X and Y - 72,932 (Lifetime sales - 3,002,738)
  5. [3DS] Aikatsu! 2-ri no My Princess - 72,087 (New entry)

In hardware the PlayStation Vita has managed to hold fast to second place, despite a significant drop in sales compared to last week. But nothing can beat the 3DS XL, especially when it saw almost 16,000 more sales this week.

  1. 3DS XL - 63,709 (Last week - 47,852)
  2. PlayStation Vita - 21,044 (46,350)
  3. Wii U - 21,002 (15,906)
  4. 3DS - 20,797 (22,250)
  5. PlayStation 3 - 12,436 (12,019)
  6. PlayStation Vita TV - 7,868 (42,172)
  7. PSP - 3,546 (4,353)
  8. Wii - 457 (518)
  9. Xbox 360 - 342 (404)

Charts collated by Media Create and published by Gematsu.

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