Tales of the Abyss puts 3DS on top in Japan
posted on 07.06.11 at 02:08 PM EST by (@salromano)

While 3DS sales have been slow in Japan, one game put the handheld on top this week. The release of the system’s first major role-playing gave the system a big enough boost to push sales past PSP.

Tales of the Abyss for 3DS was Japan’s top selling game this week, pushing 74,173 units. Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition for PlayStation 3 came in at second, selling 54,924 copies.

As for system sales, 3DS sold a little past 30,000 units.

The full list of sales, as provided by Andriasang, can be seen below. Games labelled “NEW!” just released this week.

[N3DS] 1. Tales of the Abyss (Namco Bandai, 06.30.11): 74,173 NEW!
[PS3] 2. Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition (Capcom, 06.30.11): 54,924 NEW!
[PSP] 3. To Heart 2 Dungeon Travelers (AquaPlus, 06.30.11): 37,396 NEW!
[WII] 4. Golden Eye 007 (Ubisoft, TBA): 36,174
[PSP] 5. Little Battle eXperience (Level 5, 06.16.11): 24,471 (228,983)
[N3DS] 6. The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of time 3D (Nintendo, 06.16.11): 24,190 (225,753)
[PS3] 7. Atelier Meruru: Alchemist of Arland 3 (Gust, 06.23.11): 23,756 (106,341)
[PSP] 8. Steins; Gate (5pb., 06.23.11): 21,830 (85,388)
[PSP] 9. Mashiroiro Symphony Mutsu-no-Hana (Comfort, 06.30.11): 17,897 NEW!
[PS3] 10. Test Drive Unlimited 2 (Cyber Front, 06.30.11): 15,254 NEW!
[PSP] 11. Gundam Memories: Memories of the Battle (Namco Bandai, 06.23.11): 13,701 (65,768)
[X360] 12. Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition (Xbox 360 Platinum Collection) (Capcom, 06.30.11): 12,326 NEW!
[WII] 13. Wii Sports Resort (Wii Remote Plus Pack) (Nintendo, 11.11.10): 12,241 (375,197)
[PS3] 14. Yakuza Of The End (Sega, 06.09.11): 11,867 (388,605)
[PS3] 15. Bleach Soul Ignition (SCEJ, 06.23.11): 9,050 (32,566)
[PSP] 16. Moujuuzukai to Oujisama Portable (Idea Factory, 06.30.11): 8,910 NEW!
[NDS] 17. Kaidan Restaurant Zoku! New Menu 100 Selection (Namco Bandai, 06.30.11): 8,209 NEW!
[PS3] 18. Power Smash 4 (Sega, 06.30.11): 7,999 NEW!
[X360] 19. Test Drive Unlimited 2 (Cyber Front, 06.30.11): 7,764 NEW!
[NDS] 20. Pokemon Black & White (Pokemon, 09.18.10): 7,623 (5,219,065)

Hardware sales:

1. 3DS: 30,233 (27,905)
2. PSP: 29,871 (29,168)
3. PS3: 26,441 (16,993)
4. Wii: 12,423 (9,511)
5. DSi LL: 4,963 (4,903)
6. DSi: 4,504 (4,503)
7. X360: 2,244 (2,152)
8. PS2: 1,222 (1,332)
9. DS Lite: 138 (134)
10. PSP go: 7 (21)

  • Kkdog4Sado

    Can’t wait for this to hit the US!

    My 3DS needs love.

  • rewpbertt

    Word.

  • AdamBoy64

    Yes. This is great news. Well done Namco.
    Here’s hoping they reach the figure they’re after.

    And here’s hoping it has great sales when it heads west.

  • whiteferrero

    huh. imagine that.