This Week In Sales: Divas, Ninjas And Soul Hackers Team Up For An Attack

By Ishaan . September 5, 2012 . 2:00pm

Period: The week of August 27th – September 2nd (2012)

Top-seller: Hatsune Miku: Project Diva f – 159,592

Nintendo 3DS sales: 29,342 | Total sales: 6,789,440

Nintendo 3DS XL sales: 44,951 | Total sales: 487,650

PlayStation Vita sales: 50,070 | Total sales: 945,434

<< Last week’s software sales chart

 

Last week was the week a lot of PlayStation Vita owners have been looking forward to this past year—the week of the release of Hatsune Miku: Project Diva f, the latest in Sega’s series of rhythm games starring the ever-popular Vocaloids.

 

Hatsune Miku: Project Diva f sold 159,592 copies in its first week. That’s a good number by itself, but the game has failed to outdo both Hatsune Miku: Project Diva 2nd and Project Diva Extend’s launch numbers. This is worth discussing further, and we’ll have a separate report on Project Diva f’s performance in just a couple of hours, so look out for that.

 

Thanks to Project Diva f, PlayStation Vita sales hit 50,086 for the week. We’ll probably see that number go back down in the weeks to come, although it remains to be seen if it will settle at a slightly better weekly average than before.

 

Meanwhile, Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers opened with sales of 69,365 copies. That’s pretty good for an updated port of a Sega Saturn game. It even managed to outdo Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor’s opening numbers. That game sold 55,466 copies in its first week in 2009 on the Nintendo DS.

 

Also in 3DS news, Senran Kagura Burst: Crimson Girls is another success story. The original Senran Kagura: Portrait of Girls sold 52,206 copies in its first week. Burst has managed to outdo that number, opening at 69,084 copies, making this another feather in Marvelous AQL’s cap.

 

The top-20 software sales chart for the week was as follows:

 

Lw Tw Title Weekly Sales Total Sales Sys. Publisher
New 01. Hatsune Miku: Project Diva f 159,592 New PSV Sega
New 02. Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers 69,365 New 3DS Atlus
New 03. Senran Kagura Burst: Crimson Girls 69,084 New 3DS Marvelous AQL
01. 04. New Super Mario Bros. 2 56,061 1,037,205 3DS Nintendo
New 05. Neptunia V 36,189 New PS3 Compile Heart
New 06. Mobile Suit Gundam AGE 35,903 New PSP Namco Bandai
New 07. Sengoku Basara HD Collection 35,690 New PS3 Capcom
10. 08. Pokémon Black/White 2 29,186 2,707,600 DS Pokémon Co.
New 09. Aquapazza: Aquaplus Dream Match 20,935 New PS3 Aquaplus
04. 10. Dragon Quest X: Rise of the Five Tribes Online 16,360 526,735 Wii Square Enix
22. 11. Run For Money Tousouchuu 15,689 109,939 3DS Namco Bandai
New 12. Rurouni Kenshin: Kansei 15,178 New PSP Namco Bandai
07. 13. Taiko Drum Master: The Little Dragon and the Mysterious Orb 11,278 189,006 3DS Namco Bandai
06. 14. Just Dance Wii 2 10,587 159,712 Wii Nintendo
05. 15. Demon Training 10,569 138,690 3DS Nintendo
08. 16. Kobitodsukan Kobito Kansatsu Set 9,825 78,608 3DS Nippon Columbia
09. 17. Wii Sports Resort 8,231 1,060,107 Wii Nintendo
New 18. Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day 7,666 New PSP 5pb.
New 19. Genroh 6,397 New PSP Idea Factory
12. 20. Kirby’s Dream Collection: Special Edition 6,305 193,265 Wii Nintendo

 

Sales data acquired from 4Gamer, Media Create and Geimin.net.



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