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Latest Japanese Sales Charts - Week Ending February 28

Latest Japanese Sales Charts - Week Ending February 28

March 5, 2004 | By David Jenkins

March 5, 2004 | By David Jenkins
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A relatively quiet week for new releases has nevertheless seen robust sales in Japan with new entry Onimusha 3 selling 431,000 units in its first days on sale. This is however a little less than its previous iterations, despite Capcoms heavy promotion of the title.

Kaido Battle 2: Chain Reaction also failed to live up to the performance of its predecessor, although Genki will still be please with the 72,000 units sold. Also of note this week is the continued popularity of the budget priced Famicom Mini releases, which seem to be equalled in staying power by Koeis Sengoku Musou (aka Samurai Warrior).

Hardware sales are relatively unchanged this week, with the Game Boy Advance enjoying a 49.23% market share, followed by the PlayStation 2 at 43.60%, GameCube at 6.10%, Xbox at 0.50% and PS one at 0.35%.

TW LW Title Publisher Formats Release Date
1 NE Onimusha 3 Capcom PS2 2004.02.26
2 3 Sengoku Musou Koei PS2 2004.02.11
3 1 World Soccer Winning Eleven 7 International Konami PS2 2004.02.19
4 NE Kaido Battle 2: Chain Reaction Genki PS2 2004.02.26
5 6 Famicom Mini: Super Mario Bros. Nintendo GBA 2004.02.14
6 2 SD Gundam G Generation Seed Bandai PS2 2004.02.19
7 5 Pokémon Fire Red The Pokémon Company GBA 2004.01.29
8 4 Final Fantasy X-2 International + Last Mission Square Enix PS2 2004.02.19
9 8 Pokémon Leaf Green The Pokémon Company GBA 2004.01.29
10 RE Famicom Mini: The Legend of Zelda Nintendo GBA 2004.02.14
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