Japan: Wii, Mario Top Christmas Chart

Japan: Wii, Mario Top Christmas Chart

Wii and New Super Mario Bros. Wii topped the hardware and software rankings in Japan during the week ended December 27.

Wii sales jumped above the 200,000 mark as four games for the system made the software top ten.

Second place was closely contested between DSi and PS3, with Nintendo’s platform edging out Sony’s.

Fourth placed PSP cleared 100,000 units, a figure almost matched by combined sales of DSi LL and DS Lite, which ranked fifth and sixth respectively.

Xbox 360 sales approached 6,500 units, while PSPgo again failed to hit 5,000.

Wii – 215,129
DSi – 113,984
PS3 – 110,519
PSP – 105,801
DSi LL – 81,430
DS Lite – 17,695
Xbox 360 – 6,489
PSPgo – 4,192
PS2 – 3,747

On the software front, New Super Mario Bros. Wii shifted over half a million copies to return to the top of the chart.

The Legend Of Zelda: Spirit Tracks sold close to 300,000 copies in its debut week to place second, ahead of Tomodachi Collection.

Having sold over 1.5 million copies in its debut week, Final Fantasy XIII moved a further 190,000 units to claim fourth, while Pokemon HeartGold/SoulSilver rounded off the top five.

01. New Super Mario Bros. Wii (Wii, Nintendo) – 506,453
02. The Legend Of Zelda: Spirit Tracks (DS, Nintendo) – 291,496
03. Tomodachi Collection (DS, Nintendo) – 226,920
04. Final Fantasy XIII (PS3, Square Enix) – 188,511
05. Pokemon HeartGold/SoulSilver (DS, Pokemon) – 124,704
06. Wii Fit Plus (Wii, Nintendo) – 113,909
07. Inazuma Eleven 2 Fire/Blizzard (DS, Level 5) – 99,175
08. Wii Sports Resort (Wii, Nintendo) – 72,355
09. Taiko No Tatsujin Wii 2 (Wii, Bandai Namco) – 63,845
10. Professor Layton And The Flute Of Malevolent Spirits (DS, Level 5) – 63,549

Sources: Media Create / NeoGaf

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