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 Super Mario 3D Land  Japan's Top-Selling Game In November
Super Mario 3D Land Japan's Top-Selling Game In November
December 6, 2011 | By Mike Rose

December 6, 2011 | By Mike Rose
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Nintendo's Super Mario 3D Land was the top-selling video game in Japan during November, shifting over half a million units in total.

According to data from Famitsu publisher Enterbrain, and as reported by Andriasang, the latest in the Mario franchise was by far the highest seller, with 542,842 sales during last month.

The game sold 340,000 units during its first week, representing the best first week sales for any 3DS title, and caused a spurt in 3DS hardware sales.

Hatsune Miku Project Diva Extend for the PSP came in second, with 234,627 units sold, while the subtitled PS3 version of Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 took position three with 227,219 units sold.

Nintendo had two top-selling titles in Japan during November, as The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword sat at number four with 194,894 unit sales. The Nintendo 3DS also saw two entries, as One Piece Gigant Battle 2 New World took up position at number nine.

The PlayStation 3 saw the most entries into the top 10, as the aforementioned Modern Warfare 3 was joined by Battlefield 3, Uncharted 3 and Sengoku Basara 3 Utage at numbers six to eight respectively.

The complete top 10 chart, as supplied by Enterbrain, is shown below.


PositionTitlePublisherPlatformNovember Sales
1Super Mario 3D LandNintendo3DS542,842
2Hatsune Miku Project Diva ExtendSegaPSP234,627
3Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 Subtitled VersionSquare EnixPS3227,219
4The Legend of Zelda: Skyward SwordNintendoWii194,894
5Final Fantasy Type-0Square EnixPSP172,756
6Battlefield 3EAPS3157,484
7Uncharted 3SonyPS3153,363
8Sengoku Basara 3 UtageCapcomPS3138,610
9One Piece Gigant Battle 2 New WorldNamco Bandai3DS134,943
10Ore no Shikabane wo Koete YukeSonyPSP114,548



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