This Week In Sales: Splatoon Stays At #1

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    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
    01.01.Splatoon68,913213,731WiiUNintendo
    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 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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