MGSV: The Phantom Pain tops Media Create and Famitsu charts

The sales charts of both Media Create and Famitsu have been revealed, and although the exact numbers are somewhat different, both tell us two things: MGSV tops the Japanese charts (PS4 version at 1 and PS3 version at 2), and PlayStation 4 hardware sales have increased significantly over last week, no doubt as a result of MGSV.

Media Create Sales: Week 36, 2015 (Aug 31 – Sep 06)

Software chart:
1 Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain – PS4 – 293,652
2 Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain – PS3 – 117,547
3 Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King – 3DS – 106,823
4 Yo-Kai Watch Busters: Red Cat Team/White Dog Squad – 3DS – 49,542
5 Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer – 3DS – 30,840
6 Splatoon – Wii U – 18,826
7 Rhythm Heaven: The Best+ – 3DS – 9,293
8 Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition- PS Vita – 8,355
9 Infinite Stratos 2 – PS Vita – 7,643
10 Mario Kart 8 – Wii U – 5,935
11 LEGO Ninjago: Shadow of Ronin – 3DS – 5,011
12 Famicom Remix: Best Choice – 3DS – 4,523
13 Dragon’s Dogma Online – PS4 – 3,660
14 Animal Crossing: New Leaf – 3DS – 3,422
15 Super Robot Wars BX – 3DS – 3,189
16 Infinite Stratos 2: Love and Purge – PS3 – 2,973
17 Until Dawn- PS4 – 2,829
18 Pokemon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire – 3DS – 2,807
19 Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright/Conquest – 3DS – 2,563
20 Taiko Drum Master: V Version – PS Vita- 2,446

Hardware chart:
1 PS4 – 54,494
2 New 3DS XL – 26,976
3 Vita – 11,099
4 Wii U – 10,232
5 New 3DS – 5,179
6 PS3 – 2,817
7 3DS – 1,692
8 3DS XL – 909
9 Vita TV – 609
10 Xbox One – 180

PS4 sells 54.494 (compared to last week’s 18.539).

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Famitsu Sales: Week 36, 2015 (Aug 31 – Sep 06)

Software chart:
1 Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain – PS4 – 315.288
2 Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain – PS3 – 157.605
3 Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King – 3DS – 117.844
4 Yo-Kai Watch Busters: Red Cat Team/White Dog Squad – 3DS – 39.641
5 Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer – 3DS – 27.002
6 Splatoon – Wii U – 16.074
7 Infinite Stratos 2: Love and Purge – PS Vita – 10.432
8 Rhythm Heaven: The Best+ – 3DS – 8.563
9 Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition- PS Vita – 7.510
10 Mario Kart 8 – Wii U – 6.168
11 Famicom Remix Best Choice – 3DS – 5.631
12 Infinite Stratos 2 – PS Vita – 4.757
13 Dragon’s Dogma Online – PS4 – 4.006
14 LEGO Ninjago: Shadow of Ronin – 3DS – 3.613
15 Pokemon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire – 3DS – 3.468
16 Until Dawn- PS4 – 2.845
17 Animal Crossing: New Leaf – 3DS – 2.816
18 Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate – 3DS – 2.729
19 Super Robot Wars BX – 3DS – 2.539
20 Super Run For Money Tousouchuu Atsumare! Saikyou no Tousou Monotachi – 3DS – 2.433
21 TV Anime Idolm@ster: Cinderella Girls G4U! Pack Vol.4 – PS3 – 2.329
22 Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain – Xbox One – 2.236
23 Yoshi’s Woolly World – Wii U – 2.231
24 Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright/Conquest – 3DS – 2.165
25 Mario Kart 7 – 3DS – 1.989
26 Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS – 3DS – 1.986
27 Taiko Drum Master: V Version – PS Vita – 1.892
28 Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker – Wii U – 1.470
29 Style Savvy 3: Kira Kira Coord – 3DS – 1.467
30 Sengoku Basara 4: Sumeragi – PS3 – 1.462

Hardware chart:
1 PS4 – 54.720
2 3DS – 30.022
3 PS Vita – 10.403
4 Wii U – 10.197
5 PS3 – 2.360
6 Xbox One – 120
PS4 sells 54.720 (compared to last week’s 17.321).

All in all, a very good first performance for the latest entry in the series.

Source: Media Create and Famitsu, via NeoGAF, DualShockers

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