This Week In Sales: Yo-kai Watch 2 Invades Japan (Again)

By Ishaan . December 17, 2014 . 12:29pm

Period: The week of December 8th – December 14th (2014)

Top-seller: Yo-kai Watch 2: Headliner (3DS) – 1,244,171

Nintendo 3DS sales: 14,911 | Tot. sales: 9,740,455

Nintendo 3DS XL sales: 24,475 | Tot. sales: 6,779,501

New Nintendo 3DS sales: 34,676 | Tot. sales: 272,988

New Nintendo 3DS XL sales: 83,041 | Tot. sales: 652,876

PlayStation Vita sales: 24,039 | Tot. sales: 3,298,475

Vita TV sales: 974 | Tot. sales: 148,160

Wii U sales: 27,334 | Tot. sales: 2,061,316

PlayStation 4 sales: 68,041 | Tot. sales: 906,566

Xbox One sales: 724 | Tot. sales: 41,212

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Yo-kai Watch 2: Headliner, the third version of Yo-kai Watch 2, was released in Japan last week and sold 1.24 million copies in its first week. Meanwhile, Level 5 said in a press release that between all three versions Yo-kai Watch 2 has shipped 5 million units.

 

Also release last week was the PlayStation 4 version of Grand Theft Auto V, which sold 81,659 copies. Due to the release of GTAV and the Dragon Quest Heroes-themed PlayStation 4 systems, the PS4 saw hardware sales increase to 68,041  units for the week.

 

Finally, Sega released Shining Resonance, which sold 67,282 copies in its first week.

 

The top-20 software sales chart for last week is as follows:

 

Lw Tw Title Weekly Sales Total Sales Sys. Publisher
New 01. Yo-kai Watch 2: Headliner 1,244,171 New 3DS Level 5
02. 02. Pokémon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire 152,384 1,950,481 3DS Pokémon Co.
New 03. Grand Theft Auto V 81,659 New PS4 Take 2
01. 04. Super Smash Bros. for Wii U 79,005 306,533 WiiU Nintendo
New 05. Shining Resonance 67,282 New PS3 Sega
05. 06. Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS 47,393 1,835,852 3DS Nintendo
08. 07. Yo-kai Watch 2: Head/Founder 32,168 2,958,112 3DS Level 5
07. 08. Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate 29,418 2,255,273 3DS Capcom
11. 09. Mario Kart 8 24,938 778,808 WiiU Nintendo
New 10. Assassin’s Creed Rogue 17,656 New PS3 Ubisoft
03. 11. Derby Stallion Gold 16,659 90,275 3DS Kadokawa
04. 12. Aikatsu! 365 Idol Days 16,023 49,174 3DS Bandai Namco
17. 13. Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker 14,628 80,510 WiiU Nintendo
New 14. Nobunaga’s Ambition: Souzou with Power Up Kit 14,054 New PS3 Koei Tecmo
12. 15. Attack on Titan: The Last Wings of Humanity CHAIN 12,650 31,723 3DS Spike Chunsoft
24. 16. Sumikko Gurashi: Koko Ga Ochitsukundesu 12,216 36,053 3DS Nippon Columbia
New 17. Hajime no Ippo 10,675 New PS3 Bandai Namco
10. 18. Phantasy Star Nova 10,117 137,263 PSV Sega
25. 19. Animal Crossing: New Leaf 9,961 3,830,376 3DS Nintendo
13. 20. Resident Evil HD Remaster 8,493 74,196 PS3 Capcom

 

Sales data acquired from 4Gamer and Media Create.



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