The Vita sees a slight rise as Wii U is getting ready for launch
The Nintendo 3DS handheld line from Nintendo is once again at the top of the Japanese hardware charts, despite the fact that the leading video game for the week that ended on December 2 was 2nd Super Robot Wars OG for the PlayStation 3.The Nintendo 3DS line, which includes the original version of the device and the larger screen LL update, has managed to sell 167,077 units during a seven-day period, which is an increase over the 162,077 that it delivered to players during the previous week.
According to data from Media Crate, cited by NeoGAF, the PlayStation 3 from Sony is in second place, after seeing a drop in sales from 34,167 to 29,809.
Third place in Japan belongs to the older version of the PlayStation Portable handheld, with overall sales of 15,941, a slight decline over the previous week, while the new Vita has managed to perform better than usual by reaching 11,066 coming from 9,712.
The Wii continues to move more than 5,000 units during the final week before the launch of the new Nintendo console and does better than the Xbox 360 or the older PS2.
2nd Super Robot Wars OG is the new release at the top of the Japanese video game chart, with sales of 217,710 during its first week on sale, while second place has gone to another new entry, Professor Layton Vs. Ace Attorney, from Level 5 for the 3DS, with sales of 128,856 copies.
The last place on the podium belongs to Taiko no Tatsujin Wii: Super Deluxe Edition for the Wii, which has managed to generate sales of 115,955.
The rest of the top ten includes: Animal Crossing: New Leaf, the former number one, Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Magnagate and the Infinite Dungeon, Hot Shots Golf: World Invitational, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 - Subtitled Edition, New Super Mario Bros. 2, Fate/Stay Night – Realta Nua and Atelier Totori Plus: The Alchemist of Arland 2.