This Week In Sales: Majora’s Mask Returns In 3D

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    Period: The week of February 9th – February 15th (2015)

    Top-seller: The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D (3DS) – 230,065

    Nintendo 3DS sales: 3,214 | Tot. sales: 9,810,004

    Nintendo 3DS XL sales: 4,126 | Tot. sales: 6,877,536

    New Nintendo 3DS sales: 9,584 | Tot. sales: 467,014

    New Nintendo 3DS XL sales: 41,821 | Tot. sales: 1,104,667

    PlayStation Vita sales: 10,901 | Tot. sales: 3,516,549

    Vita TV sales: 588 | Tot. sales: 155,249

    Wii U sales: 7,007 | Tot. sales: 2,220,727

    PlayStation 4 sales: 21,381 | Tot. sales: 1,118,805

    Xbox One sales: 191 | Tot. sales: 45,677

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    The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D launched in Japan last week, and sold 230,065 copies in its first week. That’s a better debut than both the preceding Zelda games on Nintendo 3DS. Here’s a look at how those launched:

     

    • The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D – 164,110
    • The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds – 224,143

     

    It should be interesting to see how Majora’s Mask 3D sells over the next year. By the end of 2014, Ocarina of Time 3D was well over 575,000 units sold (probably close to 600,000), so there’s certainly potential for Majora to sell much more in the months ahead.

     

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

     

    LwTwTitleWeekly SalesTotal SalesSys.Publisher
    New01.The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D230,065New3DSNintendo
    New02.Samurai Warriors 4-II44,574NewPS3Koei Tecmo
    New03.The Seven Deadly Sins: Unjust Sin33,270New3DSBandai Namco
    03.04.Yo-kai Watch 2: Headliner23,8442,479,7243DSLevel 5
    New05.Samurai Warriors 4-II23,519NewPSVKoei Tecmo
    New06.Samurai Warriors 4-II22,468NewPS4Koei Tecmo
    01.07.Dragon Ball Xenoverse16,40660,627PS3Bandai Namco
    05.08.Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire12,9222,513,9213DSPokémon Co.
    02.09.Dragon Ball Xenoverse12,51347,203PS4Bandai Namco
    10.10.Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS9,5322,149,7943DSNintendo
    07.11.Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate9,2342,470,1543DSCapcom
    New12.Daitoshokan no Hitsujikai: Library Party8,950NewPSVKaga Create
    13.13.Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin6,88314,652PS3From Software
    New14.Patriot of Ukiyo6,699NewPSVSpike Chunsoft
    06.15.Far Cry 46,55152,580PS4Ubisoft
    14.16.Kirby and the Rainbow Curse6,25858,267WiiUNinendo
    New17.Hyakka Yakou6,235NewPSVIdea Factory
    15.18.Super Smash Bros. for Wii U6,118587,913WiiUNintendo
    11.19.Far Cry 35,28032,159PS3Ubisoft
    17.20.Yo-kai Watch 2: Head/Founder5,2263,103,8153DSLevel 5

     

    Sales data acquired from 4Gamer and Media Create.

    Ishaan Sahdev
    Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and a contributing writer at GamesIndustry.biz. He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.

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