Kirby’s Dream Collection Special Edition was launched in Japan during the week that ended on July 21 and managed to top the Japanese video game chart, while at the same time pushing off sales for the Nintendo Wii home console.
When it comes to the hardware chart, the leader of the pack was once again the Nintendo 3DS handheld
, which sold 44,399 units during the seven-day period, down from 47,063 during the previous period that Media Create tracked.
Second place went to the PlayStation 3 home console from Sony, with sales that went from 14,813 to 15,214, while the last position on the podium was dominated by the older PlayStation Portable, another device that saw an increase in its sales numbers, from 11,004 to 13,058.
The newer PlayStation Vita
, another Sony device, saw a decline, selling just 11,932 units during last week, when compared to 13,427 of the previous period.
The Nintendo Wii saw its already usual decline stopped for one week, getting a push from 6,747 to 9,002.
The PlayStation 2 managed to sell better than the Xbox 360 and the older version of the DS.
Kirby’s Dream Collection Special Edition from Nintendo for the Wii home consoles managed to sell 100,286 copies during its first week on sale to capture first place, while Pokemon Black & White 2, one of the biggest releases so far for the 3DS, took the second place with 92,178 units moved to players.
Another new release, Rune Factory 4 from Marvelous, took the third spot with sales of 85,955.
The rest of the top ten is made up of: Digimon World Re: Digitize, Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2012, Taiko Drum Master: Chibi Dragon and the Mysterious Orb, Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2012, New Class of Heroes: Toki Academy, Musou Orochi 2 Special and Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2012.