Media Create Numbers are in! Looking Good for Pikmin 3

By Michael On 17 Jul, 2013 At 01:40 PM | Categorized As Wii U News | With 0 Comment

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I reported earlier that Pikmin 3 has boosted the sales of the Wii U in Japan. Now the numbers are in. According to media create – Pikmin 3 has sold 92 720 in the first week which moved  22,199 Wii U’s in the land of the rising sun.

 

The Wii U is the second best selling console for the week.

 

  1. 3DS LL – 29,594
  2. Wii U – 22,199
  3. Vita – 15,662
  4. 3DS – 13,841
  5. PS3 – 12,698
  6. PSP – 5,830
  7. Wii – 1,434
  8. Xbox 360 – 396

 

Compare it to last week

 

  1. 3DS LL – 29,716
  2. Vita – 20,776
  3. 3DS – 14,506
  4. PS3 – 11,683
  5. Wii U – 8,251
  6. PSP – 5,768
  7. Wii – 1,334
  8. Xbox 360 – 313

 

Interestingly, Pikmin 3 has topped the software charts.

 

  1. Pikmin 3 – 92.720 / NEW 
  2. Youkai Watch – 53.654 / NEW 
  3. Earth Defense Force 2025 – 37.024 / 191.713
  4. Tomodachi Collection: New Life  – 26.065 / 1.259.847
  5. New Super Luigi U  – 24.881 / NEW 
  6. Toukiden  – 20.853 / 186.963
  7. Toukiden – 19.262 / 118.404
  8. Dead Island: Riptide – 18.462 / NEW 
  9. Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection – 17.599 / NEW 
  10. Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D  – 12.963 / 206.322
  11. Gundam Breaker – 10.224 / 242.819
  12. Animal Crossing: New Leaf – 10.088 / 3.325.123
  13. Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon – 9.184 / 825.026
  14. The Last of Us – 9.158 / 173.181
  15. Hanayaka Kana, Ware ga Ichizoku – Tasogare Polarstar – 9.046 / NEW 
  16. Dangan-Ronpa – 6.106 / 91.204
  17. Digimon World Re:Digitize Decode – 5.912 / 50.952
  18. Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millenium Girl – 5.870 / 106.914
  19. Taiko no Tatsujin Wii: Super Deluxe Edition – 5.203 / 516.866
  20. Atelier Escha & Logy: The Alchemist of Empty Twilight  – 5.031 / 72.87

 

 

Pikmin 3 will give the Wii U a temporal boost but it is unclear whether it will maintain this momentum. But it is a start, the more games – the better.

 

Thanks dualshockers for the number

 

 

About - Michael is the proud owner and Editor-in-Chief of Mii-gamer.com! He has a Bachelors Degree with First Class Honors ( try to guess his Degree), and has been writing about video games for many years. His favorite Nintendo franchises include the Legend of Zelda, Super Smash Bros. and Pokemon. When Michael is not playing video games – he is usually outdoors riding kangaroo’s, playing cricket or sleeping (or doing all three at the same time).