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Xbox One arrives on Japanese charts

New hardware only just beats 3DS XL to top spot

Xbox One was released in Japan this week and managed to head straight to the top of the hardware chart - but only just. In software Yokai Watch 2 moved back to the top of the charts after a brief break from the limelight last week.

  1. Xbox One - 25,674 (New entry)
  2. 3DS XL - 23,624 (Last week - 30,111)
  3. PlayStation Vita - 14,441 (19,578)
  4. Wii U - 7,349 (8,584)
  5. PlayStation 4 - 7,299 (6,502)
  6. PlayStation 3 - 6,139 (7,895)
  7. 3DS - 5,931 (7,404)
  8. PlayStation Vita TV - 910 (1,156)
  9. PSP - 288 (187)
  10. Xbox 360 - 126 (86)

The new console beat the 3DS XL to the top spot by just 2,050 units. By contrast Sony sold more than 320,000 units of the PlayStation 4 in its first two days on sale in Japan.

In software the Xbox One release failed to make much of a stir, only three titles made it into the top twenty with the highest - Titanfall - arriving at seven.

  1. [3DS] Yokai Watch 2: Ganso / Honke - 63,401 (Lifetime 2,422,146)
  2. [3DS] Dragon Quest X Online - 52,375 (New entry)
  3. [PSV] Toukiden Kiwami - 26,599 (105,983)
  4. [PSV] Love Live! School Idol Paradise Vol. 1: Printemps Unit / Vol 2. BiBi Unit / Vol 3. Lily White Unit - 12,856 (72,566)
  5. [PS3] Persona 4 Arena Ultimax - 12,004 (101,472)
  6. [PS4] Samurai Warriors 4 - 11,757 (New entry)
  7. [XBO] Titanfall - 8,961 (New entry)
  8. [Wii U] Mario Kart 8 - 8,221 (659,079)
  9. [3DS] Medarot 8: Kabuto Ver. / Kuwagata Ver. - 8,214 (41,540)
  10. [XBO] Dead Rising 3 - 7,786 (New entry)

Charts collated by Media Create and published by Gematsu

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