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Fire Emblem Awakening Dominates Software Sales Chart

 
Awakening's 3DS hardware bundle was sold exclusively online.

Fire Emblem Awakening was easily the top seller in Media Create's latest software sales chart. In its debut week, the first 3DS Fire Emblem game sold over 240,000 units, beating all other titles in the top 20 combined.

Also new for the week was Code of Princess, a 3DS action game from staffers who previously worked on Guardian Heroes. This placed second with just under 20,000 units.

Here's the full software chart covering April 16 through April 22. Life to date sales are in parentheses.

  • [3DS] 01. Fire Emblem Awakening (Nintendo, 04.19.2012): 242,600
  • [3DS] 02. Code of Princess (Agatsuma, 04.19.2012): 19,554
  • [3DS] 03. Super Mario 3D Land (Nintendo, 11.03.2011): 14,491 (1,519,303)
  • [PSP] 04. 2nd Super Robot Wars Z Saisei Volume (Namco Bandai, 04.05.2012): 13,560 (313,402)
  • [3DS] 05. Monster Hunter 3G (Capcom, 12.10.2011): 13,069 (1,403,296)
  • [3DS] 06. Kingdom Hearts 3D (Square Enix, 03.29.2012): 12,881 (289,668)
  • [3DS] 07. Kid Icarus Uprising (Nintendo, 03.22.2012): 10,915 (231,558)
  • [3DS] 08. Mario Kart 7 (Nintendo, 11.03.2011): 10,892 (1,660,759)
  • [3DS] 09. Chou Rich Tamagotchi Puchi Puchi Omisecchi (Namco Bandai, 04.19.2012): 8,453
  • [NDS] 10. Detective Conan: Prelude From the Past (Namco Bandai, 04.19.2012): 8,312
  • [PS3] 11. Pro Baseball Spirits 2012 (Konami, 03.29.2012): 7,954 (139,758)
  • [PSP] 12. Pro Baseball Spirits 2012 (Konami, 03.29.2012): 7,833 (111,919)
  • [NDS] 13. Pokemon + Nobunaga's Ambition (Pokemon, 03.17.2012): 6,976 (302,950)
  • [3DS] 14. Mario & Sonic AT London Olympics (Nintendo, 03.01.2012): 6,104 (137,326)
  • [WII] 15. Wii Sports Resort Wiimote Plus Pack (Nintendo, 11.11.2010): 4,567 (919,259)
  • [PSP] 16. Seinarukana Oriharicon no Mei no Shita ni (Cyber Front, 04.19.2012): 4,406
  • [PSP] 17. War in the North: Lord of the Rings (Warner, 04.19.2012): 4,199
  • [PSP] 18. Detective Conan: Prelude From the Past (Namco Bandai, 04.19.2012): 4,037
  • [WII] 19. Mario Kart Wii (Nintendo, 08.04.2010): 3,967 (3,550,906)
  • [PSP] 20. Miyako Awayuki no Utage (Idea Factory, 04.19.2012): 3,824

In the hardware race, 3DS saw a boost this week, presumably fueled by Fire Emblem.

It should be noted that Nintendo released a 3DS hardware bundle for the game. However, this was sold exclusively through Nintendo's own e-Shop and does not appear to be included in Media Create's sales.

Here's the full hardware chart for April 16 through April 22. The previous week's sales are in parentheses.

  • 1. 3DS: 84,760 (63,796)
  • 2. PS3: 16,390 (17,765)
  • 3. PSP: 11,779 (13,166)
  • 4. PSV: 8,206 (8,250)
  • 5. Wii: 7,025 (6,837)
  • 7. X360: 1,282 (1,373)
  • 6. PS2: 1,172 (1,212)
  • 8. DSi LL: 760 (800)
  • 9. DSi: 516 (633)

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