Yakuza 4 is Japan’s best-selling PS3 game for 2010

Japanese sales data cobbled together by archivist Giemin has revealed that SEGA’s Yakuza 4 came out on top as the best-selling PlayStation 3 game in the Land of the Rising Sun last year.

The gangster-brawler shifted a whopping 577,199 units following its Japanese launch in March 2010, putting it in 16th place overall on the list of best-selling titles for the region.

Unsurprisingly, the Top Ten is filled to the rafters with PSP, DS and Wii games, with Monster Hunter Portable 3rd taking pole position with a staggering 3,849,907 units sold.

Sony’s highest selling title was Gran Turismo 5, which came in at 17 with 563,378 units sold. Meanwhile, Monster Hunter Frontier took 86th place as the highest charting Xbox 360 title with 138,596 copies sold. Halo Reach didn’t fare quite so well however, coming in at 186th with 56,104 sales.

Yakuza 4 released in Europe on March 18 – check out our review here.