Media Create Japan Software Sales: July 30th-Aug. 5th
So the big surprise of last week's chart is that Hot Shots
Golf 5 did not completely fall off the top 10, but retained a
powerful presence by shifting another 64k copies, totaling an
estimated 216k games sold. The big debut for last week is not a
surprise, as the newest Winning Eleven for the PS2 came in with
150k sold in its first week.
Likewise, Mario Party 8 is also enjoying strong sales, selling a spectacular 135k copies in its second week of sales. Unfortunately, past the top three, sales take a nosedive, as you can see. The sales discrepancy between Hot Shots and 'Wonderful World is quite large.
Overall, the top ten averages out to 53k, which is a drop over the previous week in sales, but thanks to strong sales from the top three, the software average is still respectable.
1. PS2 - J-League Winning Eleven 2007 (Konami) - 149,584 / Debut
2. WII - Mario Party 8 (Nintendo) - 134,786 / 400,000
3. PS3 - Hot Shots Golf 5 (Sony) - 64,093 / 216,000
4. NDS - It's a Wonderful World (Square-Enix) - 33,111 / 110,000
5. NDS - The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass (Nintendo) - 29,088 / 697,000
6. WII - Wii Sports (Nintendo) - 27,815 / 1,971,000
7. WII - Wii Play (Nintendo) - 27,187 / 1,579,000
8. NDS - Face Training DS (Nintendo) - 22,276 / Debut
9. NDS - New Super Mario Bros. (Nintendo) - 21,254 / 4,677,000
10. NDS - Flash Focus: Vision Training in Minutes a Day (Nintendo) - 21,168 / 476,000
8/13/2007 Arnold Katayev