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Adult Horror Game Catherine Tops the Charts

Over 140,000 for PS3 version of team Persona's first HD game.

 
A Catherine display at an Akihabara retailers. Atlus distributed evocative displays like this to promote the game.

Team Persona's HD debut topped the charts in its first week of release, selling 141,826 units on PlayStation 3. The Xbox 360 version debuted at seven with 21,936 units.

It was a week full of new releases. Marvel vs Capcom 3's PlayStation 3 version debuted in 2nd with 67,187 units. The Xbox 360 version debuted in 8th.

Also debuting in the top 10 were PS3's Two Worlds 2 in 6th (the Xbox 360 version was in 15th) and Idea Factory's Haku Ouki Zuisouroku DS in 9th. PSP's DJ Max Portable 3 debuted in 14th.

Here's the full Media Create top 20 covering 2/14 to 2/20, as passed along today at 4Gamer. Publisher, platform, release date and life to date sales are in parentheses.

  • Catherine (Atlus, PS3, 2/17): 141,826
  • Marvel vs Capcom 3 (Capcom, PS3, 2/17): 67,187
  • Samurai Warriors 3Z (Tecmo Koei, PS3, 2/10): 58,089 (266,637)
  • Monster Hunter Freedom 3 (Capcom, PSP, 12/1/2010): 39,727 (4,289,349)
  • Tales of the World Radiant Mythology 3 (Namco Bandai, PSP, 2/10): 26,504 (248,572)
  • Two Worlds 2 (Ubisoft, PS3, 2/17): 24,324
  • Catherine (Atlus, X360, 2/17): 21,936
  • Marvel vs Capcom 3 (Capcom, X360, 2/17): 13,779
  • Haku Ouki Zuisouroku DS (Idea Factory, DS, 2/17): 13,373
  • Ace Attorney Investigations 2 (Capcom, DS, 2/3): 13,186
  • Donkey Kong Returns (Nintendo, Wii, 12/9/2010): 10,824 (817,181)
  • Samura Warriors 3 Xtreme Warriors (Tecmo Koei, Wii, 12/10): 9,638 (32,236)
  • Pokemon Black & White (Pokemon, DS, 9/18/2010): 9,502 (5,081,369)
  • DJ Max Portable 3 (CyberFront, PSP, 2/1): 8,990
  • Two Worlds 2 (Ubisoft, X360, 2/17): 8,225
  • Kenka Bancho 5 (Spike, PSP, 1/27): 8,193 (109,543)
  • Red Dead Redemption Undead Nightmare (Take-2, PS3, 2/10): 7,861 (29,580)
  • Wii Party (Nintendo, Wii, 7/8/2010): 7,472 (1,794,813)
  • Winning Eleven 2011 (Konami, PSP, 11/18/2010): 6,312 (176,788)
  • Ni no Kuni (Level-5, DS, 12/9/2010): 6,174 (481,003)

In hardware sales, having the top two spots did nothing to boost the PS3. PSP dropped from last week's sales surge.

Here's the full hardware chart. Last week's sales are in parentheses.

  • 1. PSP: 63,330 (106,893)
  • 2. PS3: 25,242 (26,766)
  • 3. Wii: 12,221 (15,028)
  • 4. DSi LL: 10,037 (12,069)
  • 5. DSi: 8,022 (10,039)
  • 6. PSP go: 2,487 (107)
  • 7. X360: 2,183 (2,118)
  • 8. PS2: 1,863 (1,665)
  • 9. DS Lite: 973 (1,003)

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