Dragon Quest X Storms to Number One in Japan

3DS and Wii sell big, too

Last week's Japanese charts brought big sales for New Super Mario Bros. 2 and 3DS, with the XL model contributing over 190,000 sales on its own. The good times keep coming for Nintendo in its homeland this week, with the latest results from Enterbrain showing strong performances in both software and hardware.

The big release in software this week was Dragon Quest X, the RPG in the famous series that includes a substantial online component. Mario's latest continued to do well, and overall eight of the top ten titles are on Nintendo systems.

[WII] 01. Dragon Quest X (Square Enix, 08.02.2012): 420,311 (NEW)
[3DS] 02. New Super Mario Bros. 2 (Nintendo, 07.28.2012): 213,863 (644,048)
[NDS] 03. Pokemon Black & White 2 (Pokemon, 06.23.2012): 51,342 (2,525,465)
[3DS] 04. Demon Training (Nintendo, 07.28.2012): 29,170 (75,698)
[WII] 05. Just Dance Wii 2 (Nintendo, 07.26.2012): 28,553 (89,935)
[NDS] 06. All Kamen Rider Rider Generation 2 (Namco Bandai, 08.02.2012): 20,667 (NEW)
[3DS] 07. Taiko Drum Master Chibi Dragon and the Mysterious Orb (Bamco Nandai, 07.12.2012): 16,394 (133,261)
[PSP] 08. Digimon World Redigitize (Namco Bandai, 07.19.2012): 16,162 (119,507)
[WII] 09. Kirby 20th Anniversary Special Collection (Nintendo, 07.19.2012): 15,414 (147,134)
[PS3] 10. Persona 4 Arena (Atlus, 07.26.2012): 15,176 (132,494)

Dragon Quest X also contributed to a significant boost in Wii sales, while 3DS once again outsold every other system combined.

Nintendo 3DS: 118,786 (235,974)
Wii: 41,561 (10,549)
PlayStation 3: 14,544 (18,160)
PlayStation Portable: 11,989 (14,029)
PlayStation Vita: 8,203 (9,081)
Xbox 360: 605 (632)
PlayStation 2: 430 (439)
Nintendo DSi: 372 (496)

Nintendo's on a roll in its homeland in the past couple of weeks, which is sure to make the accountants and shareholders happy.

[via andriasang.com]