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Namco leads Japanese sales in March

Beats Sega and Nintendo to take 40 per cent of software revenues

Namco Bandai was safe at the soft of the Japanese software revenues chart last month, with 36.8 per cent of sales for the period February 27 to March 25.

Nintendo was in second place with 12.5 per cent and Sega followed close behind at 10 per cent, reported Andriasang.

Namco Bandai can thank One Piece Pirate Musou, which sold 771,000 copies in March, and PSP title Mahou Majo Madoka Magica, which sold 79,000.

It's the second month in a row that Namco Bandai has been top of the sales chart in Japan.

  1. Namco Bandai: 36.8 per cent
  2. Nintendo: 12.5 per cent
  3. Sega: 10.0 per cent
  4. Capcom: 6.9 per cent
  5. Pokemon: 6.3 per cent
  6. Konami
  7. Tecmo Koei Games
  8. Square Enix
  9. Sony Computer Entertainment
  10. Idea Factory

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