Pokken, Digimon dethrone The Division in this week's Japanese sales

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Xbox One manages to move 91 consoles, too!

The PlayStation 3 (three) is outselling the Xbox One (uh, 1?) by 16 times in Japan last week (March 14 through 20). The PS3 sold 18 times as much as the Xbone the prior week. Still funny! Also, the Vita remains steady as heck in Japan.

But we’re here to talk Media Create software sales, by way of Gematsu. And, check it. Sure, last week’s king, The Division, got bumped to the third spot by two new, Japanese releases, Pokken Tournament (the Pokemon fighting game) and Digimon World: Next Order, which moved about 69,000 and 64,000 units respectively. That’s three times The Division‘s third-place number of 23,000. But! If you look at last week’s sales, when The Division was new, it moved just over 100,000 units.

And, of course, remember that these numbers are physical (not digital) sales in Japan only. Look at Splatoon keep on trucking, too. Pretty dope. Actually, I wish Pokken exploded out of the gate a bit better. Like Splatoon, it’s a fairly original, idiosyncratic take on an existing genre (one-vs-one fighter) and I’d like to see more ingenuity like it in big game releases.

Software Sales (followed by lifetime sales)

  1. [Wii U] Pokken Tournament (Pokemon, 03/18/16) – 69,675 (New)
  2. [PSV] Digimon World: Next Order (Bandai Namco, 03/17/16) – 64,218 (New)
  3. [PS4] The Division (Ubisoft, 03/10/16) – 23,130 (103,833)
  4. [3DS] Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (Nintendo, 02/18/16) – 12,078 (107,646)
  5. [Wii U] Splatoon (Nintendo, 05/28/15) – 10,081 (1,301,500)
  6. [PSV]Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition (SCE, 03/19/15) – 9,136 (702,183)
  7. [PS4] Battlefield 4 Premium Edition (EA Best Hits) (Elecronic Arts, 03/17/16) – 8,771 (New)
  8. [PSV] Gundam Breaker 3 (Bandai Namco, 03/03/16) – 8,741 (100,800)
  9. [Wii U] The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD (Nintendo, 03/10/16) – 7,705 (59,987)
  10. [PSV] Summon Night 6: Lost Borders (Bandai Namco, 03/10/16) – 7,144 (47,220)
  11. [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf (Happy Price Selection) (Nintendo, 03/17/16) – 6,931 (New)
  12. [Wii U] Super Mario Maker (Nintendo, 09/10/15) – 6,297 (822,312)
  13. [PS4] Gundam Breaker 3 (Bandai Namco, 03/03/16) – 6,152 (83,892)
  14. [PS4] Senran Kagura: Estival Versus Sakura Edition (Marvelous, 03/17/16) – 6,089 (New)
  15. [PSV] Attack on Titan (Koei Tecmo, 02/18/16) – 5,862 (110,525)
  16. [3DS] Doraemon Shin Nobita no Nihon Tanjou (FuRyu, 03/03/16) – 5,018 (18,893)
  17. [PSV] Wand of Fortune R (Idea Factory, 03/17/16) – 4,470 (New)
  18. [3DS] Monster Hunter Generations (Capcom, 11/27/15) – 4,391 (2,715,326)
  19. [3DS] Yo-kai Watch Busters: Red Cat Team / White Dog Squad (Level-5, 07/11/15) – 4,360 (2,232,744)
  20. [PS4] Yakuza 0 (New Price Version) (Sega, 03/17/16) – 4,257 (New)

Hardware Sales (followed by last week’s sales)

  1. PlayStation 4 – 28,370 (27,341)
  2. PlayStation Vita – 19,028 (20,810)
  3. New 3DS LL – 18,353 (17,998)
  4. Wii U – 12,998 (4,629)
  5. New 3DS – 5,142 (5,832)
  6. 3DS – 2,187 (2,223)
  7. PlayStation 3 – 1,462 (1,375)
  8. 3DS LL – 370 (492)
  9. Xbox One – 91 (77)