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 Dissidia: 012 Duodecim Final Fantasy  Premieres At No. 1 On Japanese Charts

Dissidia: 012 Duodecim Final Fantasy Premieres At No. 1 On Japanese Charts

March 11, 2011 | By Tom Curtis

March 11, 2011 | By Tom Curtis
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Square Enix's PSP-exclusive fighting game Dissidia: 012 Duodecim Final Fantasy premiered on top of the Japanese sales charts this week, reports tracking firm Media Create.

Dissidia: 012 Duodecim Final Fantasy pits a number of the RPG franchise's most popular characters against each other using a one-on-one 3D battle system, and boasts a more robust single player campaign than its 2008 predecessor, Dissidia Final Fantasy.

For the week ended March 6, Dissidia sold 286,117 units, followed by Spike's Way of the Samurai 4 for PlayStation 3, which debuted at 70,380 units sold.

Level 5's Professor Layton and the Mask of Miracle remains the best selling title for the Nintendo 3DS, claiming the number three spot and selling 59,138 units this week.

Namco Bandai's Digimon Story: Super Xros Wars - Blue / Red and Star Driver: Kagayaki no Takuto - Ginga Bishounen Densetsu also grabbed a spot on the charts within their first week, landing at numbers seven and 10, respectively.

Titles falling from the top 10 this week include Capcom's Super Street Fighter IV: 3D Edition, Namco Bandai's Ridge Racer 3D, and Nippon Ichi Software's Disgaea 4.

Below is Media Create's top 20 sales chart for the week ended March 6, 2011.

LWTWTitlePublisherPlatformWeekly Sales
NEW1Dissidia: 012 Duodecim Final FantasySquare EnixPSP286,117
NEW2Way of the Samurai 4SpikePS370,380
33Professor Layton and the Mask of MiracleLevel 53DS59,138
24SD Gundam G Generation: WorldNamco BandaiPSP45,989
55Nintendogs + Cats: French Bulldog / Shiba / Toy Poodle & New FriendsNintendo3DS44,699
16Phantasy Star Portable 2: InfinitySegaPSP42,302
NEW7Digimon Story: Super Xros Wars - Blue / RedNamco BandaiDS35,752
68Samurai Warriors: ChroniclesKoei Tecmo3DS30,112
99Monster Hunter Freedom 3CapcomPSP26,210
NEW10Star Driver: Kagayaki no Takuto - Ginga Bishounen DensetsuNamco BandaiPSP21,353
711Super Street Fighter IV: 3D EditionCapcom3DS16,974
812Ridge Racer 3DNamco Bandai3DS15,810
1513Winning Eleven 3DSoccerKonami3DS15,301
414Disgaea 4Nippon Ichi SoftwarePS312,461
1615Samurai Warriors 3 ZKoei TecmoPS312,251
2116Pokemon Black / WhitePokemon Co.DS9,639
2217Donkey Kong Country ReturnsNintendoWii8,836
1318Killzone 3SCEPS37,507
1719CatherineAtlus Co.PS37,131
2420Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth 2CapcomDS6,527


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