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 Super Mario 3D Land  Sells 340K Units In Japanese Opening Weekend

Super Mario 3D Land Sells 340K Units In Japanese Opening Weekend

November 10, 2011 | By Mike Rose

Nintendo's long-anticipated Super Mario 3D Land for 3DS topped the Japanese weekly software sales charts last week, selling over 300,000 units in its opening weekend.

For the week ended November 6, data from tracking firm Media Create, and as reported by NeoGAF, shows that the latest Mario release racked up a total of 343,492 sales.

Other big new releases were left to take up position behind it. Sony's Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception for PlayStation 3 sat at number two, while the PS3 version of EA's Battlefield 3 was forced back to number three.

Konami's World Soccer Winning Eleven 2012 launched last week, with the PSP version the strongest seller, settling in at position six. The PS2 version even managed to enter the charts at number 15 -- the first time we've seen a PS2 title in the charts in a very long while.

The latest in the Dragon Quest franchise, Dragon Quest Heroes: Rocket Slime 3 on Nintendo 3DS, landed at number seven, while Alchemist's Nicola Kanshuu: Model Oshare Audition 2 crawled into the charts at number 20.

Last week's number one, Final Fantasy Type-0, still managed to sell an impressive 122,286 units, despite dropping to number four, meaning it has now seen approximately 600,000 units sold in total.

The complete top 20 chart, as supplied by Media Create, is shown below.

LWTWTitlePublisherPlatformWeekly Sales
NEW1Super Mario 3D LandNintendo3DS343,492
NEW2Uncharted 3: Drake's DeceptionSCEPS3124,989
NEW3Battlefield 3EAPS3123,379
14Final Fantasy Type-0Square EnixPSP122,286
25Kirby's Return to Dream LandNintendoWii55,779
NEW6World Soccer Winning Eleven 2012KonamiPSP45,437
NEW7Dragon Quest Heroes: Rocket Slime 3Square Enix3DS38,859
NEW8Battlefield 3EA36027,723
49Just Dance WiiNintendoWii25,665
510Go VacationBandai NamcoWii16,995
NEW11World Soccer Winning Eleven 2012KonamiWii
1412Wii Sports Resort with Remote PlusNintendoWii
313The Idolmaster 2Bandai NamcoPS3
1214World Soccer Winning Eleven 2012KonamiPS3
NEW15World Soccer Winning Eleven 2012KonamiPS2
1316AKB1/48: If I loved an Idol in Guam...Bandai NamcoPSP
1617Rhythm Heaven: FeverNintendoWii
818Gekijouban Macross F: Sayonara no Tsubasa - Hybrid PackBandai NamcoPS3
1519Naruto Shippuden: Narutimate ImpactBandai NamcoPSP
NEW20Nicola Kanshuu: Model Oshare Audition 2Alchemist3DS

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