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Media Create: Dark Souls and 3DS Top the Charts - News

by Gabriel Franco , posted on 28 September 2011 / 5,212 Views

Dark Souls sold 279,567 units in its first week, easily taking the top spot in the Media Create sales charts. In the second spot,  ICO and Shadow of the Colossus Limited Box sold 91,902 units. Yu-gi-oh 5D's Tag Force 6 was at the third spot selling  64,350 units, while Gears of War 3 sold 56,113 units and was at the 4th spot.

In the hardware side the Nintendo 3DS was once again the top selling system selling  over 70,000 units.

 

Here's the full top 20 software chart covering 9/19 to 9/25:

  • 01. [PS3] Dark Souls (From, 9/22): 279,567 -- NEW
  • 02. [PS3] ICO/Shadow of the Colossus Limited Box (SCE, 9/22): 91,902 -- NEW
  • 03. [PSP] Yu-gi-oh 5D's Tag Force 6 (Konami, 9/22): 64,350 -- NEW
  • 04. [X360] Gears of War 3 (Microsoft, 9/22): 56,113 -- NEW
  • 05. [WII] Dragon Quest Collection (Square Enix, 9/15): 54,775 (318,174)
  • 06. [3DS] Senran Kagura (MMV, 9/22): 52,206 -- NEW
  • 07. [PSP] Busou Shinki Battle Masters Mk.2 (Konami, 9/22): 32,318 -- NEW
  • 08. [PS3] ToHeart2 DX Plus (Aqua Plus, 9/22): 24,429 -- NEW
  • 09. [PS3] Tales of Xillia (Namco Bandai, 9/8): 22,484 (595,386)
  • 10. [PS3] Champion Jockey Gallop Racer & G1 Jockey (Tecmo Koei, PS3): 18,281 -- NEW
  • 11. [WII] Minna no Rhythm Tengoku (Nintendo, 7/21): 17,354 (469,914)
  • 12. [PSP] Monster Hunter Portable 3rd PSP the Best (Capcom, 9/22): 14,924 -- NEW
  • 13. [WII] Wii Sports Resort Wiimote Plus Pack (Nintendo, 11/11/2010): 14,876 (566,992)
  • 14. [PS3] Shadow of the Colossus (SCE, 9/22): 13,420 -- NEW
  • 15. [NDS] Atsumete! Kirby (Nintendo, 8/4): 12,658 (231,815)
  • 16. [3DS] Zelda Ocarina of Time 3D (Nintendo, 6/16): 11,596 (391,734)
  • 17. [PS3] Monster Hunter Portable 3rd HD Version (Capcom, 8/25): 9,263 (383,276)
  • 18. [PS3] Shadows of the Damned (Electronic Arts, 9/22): 9,145 -- NEW
  • 19. [3DS] Super Pokemon Scramble (Pokemon, 8/11): 8,722 (170,367)
  • 20. [PS3] ICO (SCE, 9/22): 7,941 -- NEW

Here's the full hardware chart for 9/19 to 9/25:

  • 1. 3DS: 70,159 (58,837)
  • 2. PS3: 39,452 (36,061)
  • 3. PSP: 28,533 (25,122)
  • 4. Wii: 14,034 (15,406)
  • 5. X360: 3,897 (1,295)
  • 6. DSi LL: 2,991 (2,869)
  • 7. DSi: 2,351 (2,234)
  • 8. PS2: 1,517 (1,317)
  • 9. DS Lite: 86 (78)
  • 10. PSP go: 15 (7)

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23 Comments
Rath (on 28 September 2011)

What on earth happened for the 3DS to gain so much?

  • +4
Iveyboi Rath (on 28 September 2011)

Holidays + Price Cut?

  • 0
Hephaestos Rath (on 28 September 2011)

Free zelda day :p

  • 0
Sensei Rath (on 28 September 2011)

Price cut.

  • 0
ctalkeb Rath (on 29 September 2011)

Senran Kagura being more or less the first hyped and advertised third party game for the system. + price cut, yeah.

  • -3
ljlrj Rath (on 29 September 2011)

japan loves monster hunter

  • 0
oni-link (on 29 September 2011)

3DS is on fire!!! Crazy sales even without a major first party release.

  • +3
snowdog (on 29 September 2011)

Looks like the price cut combined with the news of the two upcoming Monster Hunter games has worked wonders. Am getting a 3DS myself in a few weeks.

  • +3
bobgamez (on 28 September 2011)

Jesus those 3ds sales

  • +3
Vas-y (on 29 September 2011)

I hope Rhythm Heaven will reach 1 million of sold copies. This game is absolutely charming, so I can't wait to buy the european version.

  • +2
Paul (on 28 September 2011)

3DS is an unstopable beast. The beast of the east.

  • +2
Hephaestos (on 28 September 2011)

what's that ICO game alone at #20? they released the game alone too?

  • +2
ctalkeb Hephaestos (on 29 September 2011)

Yeah, the games are released separately in Japan, the one at #2 is a box set.

  • +1
Michael-5 (on 29 September 2011)

Those are some excellent numbers for Gears and Dark Souls. I hope Gears cracks 100k lifetime.

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Areym (on 29 September 2011)

and the 3DS took off! Good sales for Dark souls and ICO collection.

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reviniente (on 29 September 2011)

So... only 15k for Gears of War 3, eh?

  • -3
sepoer (on 28 September 2011)

I don't understand.... What

  • -4
BluGamer23 (on 28 September 2011)

yehh 3DS! dont these ppl know of the rumour of a redesign with extra slider are coming soon? lol the experts on these forums keeps talking about it lol..

  • -6
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