As it has done many times, New Super Mario Bros. Wii
reclaimed its number-one spot on the weekly Japanese sales charts, unseating Square Enix's PSP role-playing game Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep
During the week that ended January 24, tracking firm Media Create says Nintendo's multiplayer platformer sole 111,000 units, nearly doubling weekly sales of Kingdom Hearts
, which fell three spots down to number 4 after holding top sales honors for two weeks.
Square Enix's game has exceeded 680,000 units in total, and will almost certainly break 700,000 next week, while Mario
reached the 3 million unit sales mark last week.
Sega's Valkyria Chronicles 2
on PSP failed to top the charts as it debuted this week, but it was only 17,000 units behind Mario
. It was followed by Namco Bandai's Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha A's Portable: The Battle of Aces
The rest of the chart was fairly static, with a number of titles keeping their same positions week-on-week or only changing by one, although Capcom's Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G (The Best)
made a surprising five-slot jump, returning to the top ten from number 13.
Below are Media Create's Japanese sales charts for the week that ended January 24:
|LW ||TW ||Title ||Platform ||Publisher ||Weekly Sales |
|2 ||1 ||New Super Mario Bros. Wii ||Wii || Nintendo ||111,000 |
|NEW ||2 || Valkyria Chronicles 2 ||PSP ||Sega ||94,000 |
|3 ||Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha A's Portable: The Battle of Aces ||PSP ||Namco Bandai ||76,000 |
|1 ||4 ||Kingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep ||PSP ||Square Enix ||60,000 |
|4 ||5 ||Tomodachi Collection ||NDS ||Nintendo ||45,000 |
|6 ||Wii Fit Plus ||Wii || Nintendo ||34,000 |
|7 ||Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles ||Wii ||Capcom ||23,000 |
|13 ||8 ||Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G (The Best) ||PSP ||Capcom ||16,000 |
|9 ||9 ||Wii Sports Resort ||Wii ||Nintendo ||16,000 |
|10 ||10 ||Inazuma Eleven 2: Kyoui no Shinryakusha (Fire/Blizzard) ||NDS ||Level 5 ||14,000|