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Latest Japanese Sales Charts -  Week Ending December 21
Latest Japanese Sales Charts - Week Ending December 21
December 29, 2003 | By David Jenkins

December 29, 2003 | By David Jenkins
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Another brisk week of sales has seen Square Enix’s mech based “dramatic simulation RPG“ Front Mission 4 claim the Christmas number one spot in Japan.

With few other new entries to compete with, the game’s nearest rival has turned out to be the GameCube’s Mario Party 5 which, along with Pokémon Colosseum, has made a surprise re-entry in the top ten.

This success has been echoed in hardware sales, which have seen the GameCube retain its newly increased market share at 22.97%. Meanwhile, combined Game Boy Advance sales have increased dramatically to 37.56%, eating away at the PlayStation’s reduced lead at 38.68%.

The Xbox though has finally fallen back to exactly its position before its Christmas price cut, with a weekly market share of just 0.58%. It has, however, been saved the indignity of being outsold by the PS one – which could this week only manage a market share of 0.14%.

TW LW Title Publisher Formats Release Date
1 NE Front Mission 4 Square Enix PS2 2003.12.18
2 RE Mario Party 5 Nintendo GC 2003.11.28
3 6 Gran Turismo 4 Prologue SCE PS2 2003.12.04
4 NE Jikkyo Power Pro Baseball 10: Super Final Version - 2003 Memorial Konami PS2 2003.12.18
5 1 Biohazard: Outbreak Capcom PS2 2003.12.11
6 2 Rockman EXE 4: Blue Moon Capcom GBA 2003.12.12
7 RE Pokémon Colosseum The Pokémon Company GC 2003.11.21
8 7 Hot Shots Golf 4 SCE PS2 2003.11.27
9 4 Rockman EXE 4: Red Sun Capcom GBA 2003.12.12
10 NE Donkey Konga Nintendo GC 2003.12.12
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