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Metal Gear Solid V arrives on Japanese charts

And takes the top two spots with combined sales of 411,000

Just like your social media accounts the Japanese chart is all about Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain this week, with Hideo Kojima's last game for Konami taking first and second place in software sales. Together the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 versions sold 411,199 unit.

The only other new entry to hit the top ten was Infinite Stratos 2: Love and Purge at 9.

  1. [PS4] Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain - 293,652 (New entry)
  2. [PS3] Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain - 117,547 (New entry)
  3. [3DS] Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King - 106,823 (Lifetime - 691,539)
  4. [3DS] Yo-kai Watch Busters: Red Cat Team / White Dog Squad - 49,542 (1,450,344)
  5. [3DS] Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer - 30,840 (989,889)

In hardware the PlayStation 4 saw the benefits of the Metal Gear Solid V release too, as sales more than doubled.

  1. PlayStation 4 - 54,494 (Last week - 18,539)
  2. New 3DS XL - 26,976 (38,498)
  3. PlayStation Vita - 11,099 (12,125)
  4. Wii U - 10,232 (11,781)
  5. New 3DS - 5,179 (7,089)
  6. PlayStation 3 - 2,817 (2,571)
  7. 3DS - 1,692 (2,216)
  8. 3DS XL - 909 (1,116)
  9. PlayStation Vita TV - 609 (567)
  10. Xbox One - 180 (168)

Charts collated by Media Create and published by Gematsu.

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