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Dragon's Dogma goes down a storm in Japan

31 May 2012

Dragon’s Dogma, Capcom’s foray into the fantasy RPG realm, has debuted at no.1 on the Japanese software charts, becoming the fastest selling new IP of the current crop of consoles.

The PlayStation 3 release of the game sold just over 300k upon release, beating out 3DS heavyweight Mario Tennis Open and PSP outing Uta no Prince Sama Debut. The Xbox 360 version of Dragon’s Dogma notched up 29,024 units, debuting in fourth place.

Check out the full Top Ten below.

1 Dragon's Dogma (Capcom, PS3): 302,040 - NEW
2 Mario Tennis Open (Nintendo, 3DS): 101,645 - NEW
3 Uta no Prince Sama Debut (Broccoli, PSP): 61,376 - NEW
4 Dragon's Dogma (Capcom, Xbox 360): 29,024 - NEW
5 Mario Party 9 (Nintendo, Wii): 20,820 (Life to date: 380,763)
6 The Idolm@ster: Gravure For You! Vol. 8 (Namco Bandai, PS3): 16,670 - NEW
7 Fire Emblem: Awakening (Nintendo, 3DS): 14,642 (391,345)
8 Jyuzaengi: Engetsu Sangokuden (Idea Factory, PSP): 11,627 - NEW
9 Monster Hunter Frontier Online Forward .4 Premium Package (Capcom, Xbox 360): 9893 - NEW
10 Super Mario 3D Land (Nintendo, 3DS): 9858 (1,595,096)


Elsewhere, it was business as usual on the hardware front, with 3DS leading the pack, followed by PS3, PSP and PS Vita. See the full numbers below.

1 3DS: 55,212 (Last week: 45,752)
2 PlayStation 3: 14,771 (12,026)
3 PSP: 10,617 (10,652)
4 Vita: 6675 (6347)
5 Wii: 6149 (5956)
6 Xbox 360: 3069 (825)
7 PlayStation 2: 1027 (1166)
8 DSi XL: 628 (683)
9 DSi: 431 (425)


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