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:

 

Lw Tw Title Weekly Sales Total Sales Sys. Publisher
01. 01. Splatoon 68,913 213,731 WiiU Nintendo
New 02. Shiren the Wanderer 5 Plus 16,224 New PSV Spike Chunsoft
New 03. Natsuiro High School 13,868 New PS4 D3 Publisher
New 04. Stella Glow 13,332 New 3DS Sega
03. 05. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 13,272 103,111 PS4 Spike Chunsoft
05. 06. Mario Kart 8 12,884 1,019,603 WiiU Nintendo
04. 07. Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition 10,708 190,332 PSV Sony
New 08. New Atelier Rorona 8,352 New 3DS Gust
02. 09. Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX 6,867 48,309 3DS Sega
New 10. Natsuiro High School 6,772 New PS3 D3 Publisher
08. 11. Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bros. Edition 5,950 258,429 3DS GungHo
11. 12. Style Savvy 3 5,495 146,303 3DS Nintendo
09. 13. Assassination Classroom: Koro-sensei the Great Siege!! 5,255 80,497 3DS Bandai Namco
13. 14. Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire 4,119 2,635,190 3DS Pokémon Co.
??? 15. Pokémon X/Y 3,200 4,193,081 3DS Pokémon Co.
15. 16. Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS 3,089 2,240,533 3DS Nintendo
New 17. Wolfenstein: The Old Blood 2,727 New PS4 Bethesda
10. 18. Nobunaga’s Ambition: Sphere of Influence with Power Up Kit 2,623 8,982 PSV Koei Tecmo
20. 19. Animal Crossing: New Leaf 2,519 3,980,295 3DS Nintendo
18. 20. Mario Party 10 2,437 148,727 WiiU Nintendo

 

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.