Tales of the Abyss puts 3DS on top in Japan

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)

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