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 Dynasty Warriors 7  Premieres Atop Japanese Sales Charts

Dynasty Warriors 7 Premieres Atop Japanese Sales Charts

March 17, 2011 | By Kyle Orland

Tecmo Koei's historical PS3 hack-and-slash title Dynasty Warriors 7 premiered atop the Japanese software sales for the week ending March 13.

The title sold over 250,000 units in its first week on sale, nearly quadrupling second-week sales for last week's leader, Square Enix's Dissidia: 012 Duodecim Final Fantasy, which fell to second in this week's chart.

Other newcomers in this week's software sales include Namco Bandai's licensed Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Kenkaku Romantan Saisen, in fourth place with just over 24,000 weekly sales, and Konami's Fairy Tail Portable Guild 2, in ninth place with just over 19,000 weekly sales.

Other than these additions, the top ten sellers for the week were generally steady from the week before, with Level 5's Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask and Nintendo's Nintendogs + Cats continue to be top sellers at third and fifth place, respectively..

Spike's Way of the Samurai 4 saw the biggest positional change among last week's top ten sellers, falling from second to tenth place.

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

LWTWTitlePublisherPlatformWeekly Sales
NEW1Dynasty Warriors 7Tecmo KoeiPS3253900
12Dissidia Duodecim: Final FantasySquare EnixPSP64996
33Professor Layton and the Miracle MaskLevel 53DS29157
NEW4Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Kenkaku Romantan SaisenNamco BandaiPSP24344
55Nintendogs + CatsNintendo3DS23885
66Phantasy Star Portable 2: InfinitySegaPSP20884
47SD Gundam G Generation WorldNamco BandaiPSP20410
98Monster Hunter Freedom 3CapcomPSP18554
NEW9Fairy Tail Portable Guild 2KonamiPSP18134
210Way of the Samurai 4SpikePS317143
811Samurai Warriors ChronicleTecmo Koei3DS12728
712Digimon Story: Super Xros Wars Blue / RedNamco BandaiDS10460
1313Winning Eleven 3D SoccerKonami3DS8482
1614Pokemon Black / WhitePokemon Co.DS7944
1715Donkey Kong Country ReturnsNintendoWii7919
1516Samurai Warriors 3 ZTecmo KoeiPS36568
2117Wii PartyNintendoWii6072
1118Super Street Fighter IV 3D EditionCapcom3DS5821
1419Disgaea 4Nippon IchiPS35769
1220Ridge Racer 3DNamco Bandai3DS5711

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