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It's Japanese charts time thanks to Media Create, and we have a major Wii U release joining in to try and start the party for Nintendo. The results are ok, but not spectacular.

Kicking off with software we have the first week for The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD, which arrived seven days later in Japan than it did in the West. It lost out on top spot to The Division on PS4, however, grabbing second place with 52,282 sales. Those aren't exactly whopping sales, but it's worth noting that it's a much stronger launch than The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD enjoyed, with the cel-shaded remaster only clocking 30,264 sales in its equivalent launch period. Further down the list there's the snappily titled Medabots: Girls Mission Kabuto Ver. / Kuwagata Ver. in fourth place, though Sony platform releases still hold the majority of the top 10; results are below with lifetime sales in brackets.

  1. [PS4] The Division (Ubisoft, 03/10/16) – 80,703 (New)
  2. [Wii U] The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD (Nintendo, 03/10/16) – 52,282 (New)
  3. [PSV] Summon Night 6: Lost Borders (Bandai Namco, 03/10/16) – 40,076 (New)
  4. [3DS] Medabots: Girls Mission Kabuto Ver. / Kuwagata Ver. (Rocket Company, 03/10/16) – 20,142 (New)
  5. [PSV] Gundam Breaker 3 (Bandai Namco, 03/03/16) – 17,420 (92,059)
  6. [PS4] Summon Night 6: Lost Borders (Bandai Namco, 03/10/16) – 16,750 (New)
  7. [PSV] Kiniro no Corda 4 (Koei Tecmo, 03/10/16) – 15,167 (New)
  8. [3DS] Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (Nintendo, 02/18/16) – 13,408 (95,567)
  9. [PS4] Gundam Breaker 3 (Bandai Namco, 03/03/16) – 11,160 (77,740)
  10. [Wii U] Splatoon (Nintendo, 05/28/15) – 10,331 (1,291,418)
  11. [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition (SCE, 03/19/15) – 8,460 (693,047)
  12. [PSV] Attack on Titan (Koei Tecmo, 02/18/16) – 7,928 (104,663)
  13. [3DS] Doraemon Shin Nobita no Nihon Tanjou (FuRyu, 03/03/16) – 6,432 (13,875)
  14. [3DS] Monster Hunter Generations (Capcom, 11/27/15) – 5,803 (2,710,935)
  15. [PSV] Kan Colle Kai (Kadokawa Games, 02/18/16) – 5,646 (177,546)
  16. [PS4] Life is Strange (Square Enix, 03/03/16) – 5,286 (17,397)
  17. [3DS] Yo-kai Watch Busters: Red Cat Team / White Dog Squad (Level-5, 07/11/15) – 4,869 (2,228,384)
  18. [PSV] Dragon Quest Builders (Square Enix, 01/28/16) – 4,732 (281,265)
  19. [PS4] Attack on Titan (Koei Tecmo, 02/18/16) – 4,638 (90,805)
  20. [3DS] Pokemon Omega Ruby / Alpha Sapphire (Pokemon, 11/21/14) – 4,088 (2,775,025)

Hardware results are rather unremarkable, and sadly Twilight Princess HD hasn't been able to prevent a notable decline for Wii U. PS4 leads the way, though the 3DS 'family' grabs second spot if all SKUs are combined together; results are below with last week's sales in brackets.

  1. PlayStation 4 – 27,341 (28,863)
  2. PlayStation Vita – 20,810 (29,937)
  3. New 3DS LL – 17,998 (19,111)
  4. New 3DS – 5,832 (6,013)
  5. Wii U – 4,629 (7,260)
  6. 3DS – 2,223 (2,679)
  7. PlayStation 3 – 1,375 (1,600)
  8. 3DS LL – 492 (552)
  9. Xbox One – 77 (490)

Not an amazing week for Nintendo by any stretch of the imagination, but compared to Wind Waker HD we do at least see Twilight Princess HD benefitting from an improved userbase and initial popularity in Japan.

[via gematsu.com]