This Week In Sales: Splatoon Stays At #1


Period: The week of June 1st  – June 7th (2015)

Top-seller: Splatoon (Wii U) – 68,913

Nintendo 3DS sales: 2,089 | Tot. sales: 9,839,671

Nintendo 3DS XL sales: 1,039 | Tot. sales: 6,906,006

New Nintendo 3DS sales: 4,086 | Tot. sales: 564,638

New Nintendo 3DS XL sales: 10,677 | Tot. sales: 1,373,722

PlayStation Vita sales: 10,829 | Tot. sales: 3,812,018

Vita TV sales: 610 | Tot. sales: 165,059

Wii U sales: 21169 | Tot. sales: 2,376,759

PlayStation 4 sales: 11,763 | Tot. sales: 1,512,649

Xbox One sales: 219 | Tot. sales: 52,343

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Last week, Splatoon retained it’s #1 position on the software sales charts in Japan. The game sold another 70,000 copies in its second week, bringing total sales to approximately 214,000 copies.


At #2 was a PlayStation Vita port of Shiren the Wanderer 5, which sold 16,224 copies at launch. Meanwhile, Stella Glow debuted at #4 with just 13,332 in sales.


Finally, Gust’s Nintendo 3DS port of New Atelier Rorona was released last week, too, and sold 8,352 copies at launch.


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


LwTwTitleWeekly SalesTotal SalesSys.Publisher
New02.Shiren the Wanderer 5 Plus16,224NewPSVSpike Chunsoft
New03.Natsuiro High School13,868NewPS4D3 Publisher
New04.Stella Glow13,332New3DSSega
03.05.The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt13,272103,111PS4Spike Chunsoft
05.06.Mario Kart 812,8841,019,603WiiUNintendo
04.07.Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition10,708190,332PSVSony
New08.New Atelier Rorona8,352New3DSGust
02.09.Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX6,86748,3093DSSega
New10.Natsuiro High School6,772NewPS3D3 Publisher
08.11.Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bros. Edition5,950258,4293DSGungHo
11.12.Style Savvy 35,495146,3033DSNintendo
09.13.Assassination Classroom: Koro-sensei the Great Siege!!5,25580,4973DSBandai Namco
13.14.Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire4,1192,635,1903DSPokémon Co.
???15.Pokémon X/Y3,2004,193,0813DSPokémon Co.
15.16.Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS3,0892,240,5333DSNintendo
New17.Wolfenstein: The Old Blood2,727NewPS4Bethesda
10.18.Nobunaga’s Ambition: Sphere of Influence with Power Up Kit2,6238,982PSVKoei Tecmo
20.19.Animal Crossing: New Leaf2,5193,980,2953DSNintendo
18.20.Mario Party 102,437148,727WiiUNintendo


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 wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". 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.