PS4 Tops Hardware Sales Chart in Japan, Outsells New 3DS XL

Newly released Final Fantasy X/X-2 tops software chart.

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Sony's PlayStation 4 outsold the Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita, and Wii U in Japan for the week spanning March 11 to March 17.

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According to Japanese sales monitor Media Create, the PlayStation 4 moved 11,489 units, narrowly beating out the New 3DS XL, which sold 11,340.

The PlayStation Vita, meanwhile, reached 10,685, while the New 3DS managed 3,483 sales.

Final Fantasy X and X-2 HD Remaster for PlayStation 4 proved to be the most popular game release at 15,913 sales. Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bros. Edition for 3DS came in second at 13,844, with Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition at 11,303.

The top ten Japanese hardware and software sales can be found below:

Software

  1. Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster (PS4) - 15,913 (New release)
  2. Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bros. Edition (3DS) - 13,844
  3. Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition (Vita) - 11,303
  4. Girls Mode 3: Kirakira Code (3DS) - 7,422
  5. Borderlands: The Handsome Collection (PS4) - 6,922 (New release)
  6. Mario Kart 8 (Wii U) - 5,405
  7. Bravely Second: End Layer (3DS) - 5,260
  8. Xenoblade Chronicles X (Wii U) - 4,236
  9. Pokemon Omega Ruby / Alpha Sapphire (3DS) - 3,648
  10. Dying Light (PS4) - 3,252

Hardware

  1. PlayStation 4 - 11,489
  2. New 3DS XL - 11,340
  3. PlayStation Vita - 10,685
  4. Wii U - 6,428
  5. New 3DS - 3,483
  6. PlayStation 3 - 2,964
  7. 3DS LL - 790
  8. 3DS - 742
  9. PlayStation Vita TV - 439
  10. Xbox One - 148

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