Period: The week of September 15th – September 21st (2014)

Top-seller: Super Smash Bros. (3DS) – 321,363

Nintendo 3DS sales: 7,970 | Total sales: 9,604,817

Nintendo 3DS XL sales: 35,622 | Total sales: 6,597,185

PlayStation Vita sales: 11,148 | Total sales: 3,115,246

Vita TV sales: 709 | Total sales: 137,345

Wii U sales: 8,396 | Total sales: 1,930,287

PlayStation 4 sales: 8,939 | Total sales: 718,046

Xbox One sales: 1,314 | Total sales: 30,003

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Last week saw the release of Bayonetta 2 in Japan, and the game—published by Nintendo, who also funded its development—sold  38,828 copies. That’s a far lower opening than the first Bayonetta, which was released back in 2009.

 

The original Bayonetta sold 135,242 copies on PlayStation 3 and 64,325 copies on Xbox 360 in its opening week in Japan. In comparison, Bayonetta 2 hasn’t done nearly as well.

 

The rest of the software sales chart should look familiar to anyone that watches this column regularly. Super Smash Bros. on 3DS had a strong second week, Yo-kai Watch 2 is trucking along as usual, and despite a range of problems with the game, unsuspecting buyers are still picking up Dragon Quest X on 3DS.

 

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

 

LwTwTitleWeekly SalesTotal SalesSys.Publisher
01.01.Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS321,3631,266,0083DSNintendo
04.02.Yo-kai Watch 2: Head/Founder56,3802,525,5913DSLevel 5
New03.Bayonetta 238,828NewWiiUNintendo
03.04.Destiny18,39367,896PS3Sony
06.05.Dragon Quest X13,94889,2993DSSquare Enix
02.06.Destiny13,014104,291PS4Sony
05.07.Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution9,38949,569PS3Bandai Namco
07.08.Toukiden Extreme7,936129,256PSVKoei Tecmo
08.09.Mario Kart 86,396672,313WiiUNintendo
10.10.Yo-kai Watch4,5541,274,2963DSLevel 5
09.11.Yoshi’s New Island4,334184,0483DSNintendo
20.12.Grand Theft Auto V (Bargain Edition)3,08763,395PS3Take 2
23.
13.Pokémon X and Y2,9444,144,4053DSPokémon Co.
12.14.Samurai Warriors 42,84019,131PS4Koei Tecmo
14.15.Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission 22,792139,9353DSBandai Namco
15.16.Medabots 8: Kabuto / Kuwagata2,76348,0693DSRocket Company
18.17.Taiko Drum Master: Don and Katsu’s Great Space-Time Adventure2,719163,5403DSBandai Namco
21.18.Diablo III: Reaper of Souls Ultimate Evil Edition2,61132,151PS3Square Enix
29.19.Animal Crossing: New Leaf2,5543,788,0953DSNintendo
19.20.Hyrule Warriors2,443102,620WiiUKoei Tecmo

 

Sales data acquired from 4Gamer and Media Create.

Ishaan

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