Submitted by CaptainofCrush 720d ago | rumor

Global Weekly Chart, Ending 2nd Feb 2013

Worldwide Hardware:

1: 3DS - 169,183 (+1%)
2: PS3 - 106,882 (+4%)
3: X360 - 75,643 (0%)
4: WiiU - 37,755 (+10%)
5: PSV - 25,916 (-2%)
6: PSP - 24,694 (-7%)
7: DS - 22,855 (-6%)
8: Wii - 21,477 (-17%)

Worldwide Software:

1: (PS3) Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch - 175,428
2: (X360) Call of Duty: Black Ops II - 91,611
3: (PS3) Call of Duty: Black Ops II - 84,955
4: (3DS) Animal Crossing: New Leaf - 65,785
5: (PS3) Far Cry 3 - 50,462
6: (PS3) FIFA Soccer 13 - 50,075
7: (X360) Far Cry 3 - 47,461
8: (Wii) Just Dance 4 - 46,223
9: (3DS) New Super Mario Bros. 2 - 43,687
10: (PS3) DMC - 43,266 (3DS, Nintendo DS, PS Vita, PS3, PSP, Wii, Wii U, Xbox 360)

Hard to tell
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MmaFan-Qc  +   720d ago
cool numbers bro!
Dylila  +   720d ago
think about this. having a new video game console and its very powerful improving on most gaming technology we've seen on game systems so far. improvement with ai, npc count, npcs all look different, better graphics, better lighting, amazing online, better animations, and just overall improvement of everything with games for casuals to the core and more. think of this system being what the wii u should have been.

wii u is doing terrible because of nintendo and the fanboys being 'yes master'
RTheRebel  +   720d ago
mika cmon you calling someone a fanboy muhahaha
Matt0611  +   720d ago
At first I thought this was a reply, then I realized it was some random personal attack on Nintendo.
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sunnygrg  +   720d ago
Ni No Kuni sequel. C'mon... Make it happen, Level 5.
juandren  +   720d ago
I shudder at this thought, but Ni No Kuni is doing too well in North America. I am afraid Level 5 might do a Square Enix and develop for the 360. And I would be fine with that, but look at what has happened to Final Fantasy because of their greediness. Let's pray Level 5 has more sense
Fel08  +   720d ago
"the fanboys being 'yes master'"

Sorry to break the news to ya, but that's just not Nintendo fanboys. Xbox, PS3 fanboys are the same way. Actually fanboys of any company, who thinks its cute to be kissing that companies ass, when in reality the company couldn't give a flying flip about you, just your money.
blackblades  +   720d ago
That's mika the most hated person on n4g, heshe got a new name no wonder I didn't see that name in a while.
NewMonday  +   720d ago
the great news for NiNoKuni is that the global release of the game almost tripled sales after just 2 weeks in the market, sends a strong message about the global market for top JRPGs
aceitman  +   720d ago
wiiu- hardware-2,544,024 , software-5,233,180 , not good , maybe this is the real reason for rayman delay. this is total.2-1 ratio.and Nintendo land counts for 1,623,104 of the software count which comes in the deluxe box.New Super Mario bros u sold 1,520,566, so with 3,143,670 total between the 2 that leaves 2,089,510 to split between all the other games released for the wii u so far, no other games where on the top 30 .blackops2 sold 16,000 http://www.vgchartz.com/gam...
zombiu sold 33,000 http://www.vgchartz.com/gam...
not good at all no wonder 3rd party are pushing back games , expect more delays , Nintendo fan boys back off I have a wii u , and im not happy with this im worried.
Realplaya  +   720d ago
But IGN says ZombieU sold a Grand Total: 187,930 units did you do proper research?
Jobesy  +   720d ago
When the chart says 0.16 and 0.33 that translates to 160,000 and 330,000. The chart is based off of 1 million, so 1.5 would mean 1,500,000. If you're going to quote a chart, learn how to read it first.
EeJLP-  +   720d ago
You're not going to have a 10-1 tie ratio in 3 months.

Like people used to talk about tie ratios between the 360 and PS3 in '07, well duh, if one's been out almost 2 years and the other only 1 year, obviously it's more likely the 2 year old console's owners started buying more games for it.

I'm not saying the Wii U is doing good at all, just talking about tie ratio only a few months in to any console's existence.
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fluffydelusions  +   720d ago
I'm worried for Wii U. I mean for a new console those numbers are quite terrible. When PS4/720 launch it won't be any better I think. 3DS on the other hand is doing very good.
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PopRocks359  +   720d ago
The Wii U is the most expensive piece of dedicated gaming hardware on the market right now. It also has a smaller userbase with a smaller library of games and this is a month where there are no real releases coming out.

I wouldn't have expected it to be flying off the shelves this week either. The 3DS is the exact opposite. Many people have them, there are quite a few games for it and it has a bunch of games coming out this year.
medziarz  +   719d ago
but there's a 10% increase
AWBrawler  +   719d ago
The slow Rise before March, and monster hunter release, but of course that will be ignored because the Wii U is doomed and all....
RogerDodger1954  +   719d ago
@fluffydelusions The Wii U lauch was far more better than the PS3 or the Xbox360. So i wouldn't be too concernes about it, espacially when Pikmin 3 comes out, it will be racking up sales
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wishingW3L  +   720d ago
Ni No Kuni topping a WW chart? Can't believe it. 0________0
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animegamingnerd  +   720d ago
the rebirth of JRPG'S my friend is upon us
Stedron  +   720d ago
Yes we have waited so long for this!
PS4isKing_82  +   720d ago
My fellow JRPG brothers it is time to take back our throne!!!!!!!!!!!
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Denethor_II  +   719d ago
But SquareEnix know best. What we want is a linear action game with a hint of rpg elements somewhat. The sales of this traditional jrpg must be an anomaly. Now lets all wait for FFXIII-3 or whatever they're calling that shit. Resident Evil 7 is also on my radar.
juandren  +   720d ago
I watched "Spirited Away" last night for the first time. It is a movie by Studio Ghibli (they did the art for Ni No Kuni). I highly recommend it to any JRPG fan. The world that Studio Ghibli creates is unlike any I've ever seen in a movie. I have yet to play Ni No Kuni, but after watching that movie I am definitely going to buy it
Bathyj  +   720d ago | Well said
If you havent seen Princess Mononoke, see it.

Maybe my favourite animated film ever, and one I'm been dying to see made into a game since I saw it.
juandren  +   720d ago
Bathyj: I just read up on it and it looks awesome. Will see if I find time to watch it tonight. Thanks man. Bubble+
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Bathyj  +   720d ago
The dude rides an elk instead of a horse, and the chick rides a giant wolf.

How can you not like that?
wenaldy  +   720d ago
I recommend to watch Grave of the Fireflies, touching movie from Studio Ghibli.
StreetsofRage  +   720d ago

All fantastic movies up above. I recommend a recent gem... children who chase lost voices.
dc1  +   720d ago
And what a wonderful game it is!
I'm loving it very very much :)
- The Japan Philharmonic Orchestra performs beautifully.
- The game play is classic but yet not tiresome
- The story is not new (but what story is?) however equally refreshing.
Again, its a very beautiful game.

I really hope we see more from Studio Ghibli and Level 5! Note sure who's vision this was, but it works.
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smashcrashbash  +   720d ago
PS3 right up there again.
NastyLeftHook0  +   720d ago
give it up for ni no kuni! and ps3.
kratos123  +   720d ago
I am so happy for this game
It has now over half a million sold in total
do you guys think it will break a million?
i think it would be possible for this game, now we should just hope for a sequel
NastyLeftHook0  +   720d ago
it will, i walked to gamestop the other day and heard a casual (obvious) customer asking about ni no kuni.
Nathaniel_Drake  +   720d ago
It's funny you put a classic jrpg on the PS3 and it sells. Yet devs like Mistwalker avoid the PS3 like the plague and don't put a game on it. This should be proof if you do put classic jrpg and not some jrpg that has western influence that it will sell and even beat top games like COD. Has any jrpg this gen done that?
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Arksine  +   720d ago
Mistwalker avoids the PS3 because Sakaguchi had a falling out with Sony's executives. This happened when he was at Square, and IIRC its one of the reasons why he left.

They still make some pretty good games though, and they would have success on PS platforms. Sony really should try to patch that relationship up.
WeAreLegion  +   720d ago
I agree. Many of those executives are gone. With Kaz in charge, relationships with many old friends have been patched. :)
stage88  +   720d ago
Nice to see the PS3 consistently being the best selling home console each week. Well done Sony.
Now bring in 20th Feb for PS4!
Bathyj  +   720d ago
I'm very impressed with Ni no Kuni.

Its good to see a game thats not a shooter on top of the charts.
Also good to see dev that deserves it getting rewarded. Bodes well for future development.
MadMen  +   720d ago
Xbox\PS3 looking good

wiiU looking bad
RogerDodger1954  +   719d ago
"wiiU looking bad" Are you serious? The sales are going up by 10%. They are obviosly getting better
MadMen  +   719d ago
LOOOL Riiiiiight
NateCole  +   720d ago
More imaginary numbers.
juandren  +   720d ago
I think they should be pretty accurate within a 10% range. You could give or take 10% whichever way you choose on any console you choose and their positions on the chart will be the same. Soooo yeah...

Edit: Works with the home consoles at least
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Matt0611  +   720d ago
That's the way I've always looked at it.
Godchild1020  +   720d ago
Aren't the NPD numbers going to be released soon? We should know how well Ni No Kuni Has sold then. I hope it's good numbers.
WeAreLegion  +   720d ago
I think God of War: Ascension, The Last of Us, and Beyond: Two Souls will push the PS3 past the 360 on VGChartz. It's already ahead on everyone else's chart, but not VGChartz. Lol .
Prodigy-X  +   720d ago
Good for Ni No Kuni.
josephayal  +   720d ago
Another Creamy Supreme Victory for PS3 and ni no kuni
Sgt_Slaughter  +   720d ago
Almost 170,000 for the 3DS...

Jesus christmas that is awesome!
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yogaflame  +   720d ago
Ni No Kuni sequel to PS4, sorry.
ickybodgoombasharl  +   720d ago
this site certainly has gone to the dogs. The trolling, the hating, the believing and commenting on the most ridiculous articles like fake numbers from vgchartz
Trunkz Jr  +   720d ago
Isn't the +10% for WiiU a good thing?
Sizzon  +   720d ago
Great numbers for Ni No Kuni :)
MasterCornholio  +   720d ago
Im impressed with the numbers for Ni No Kuni.
black911  +   720d ago
Ps3 killing. Just wait till it gets a price drop.
o-Sunny-o  +   719d ago
What the heck am I doing I need to buy Ni No Kuni?!? I feel so left out..
MakiSaad2  +   719d ago
Ni No Kuni is the BEAST :)
RogerDodger1954  +   719d ago
I expect the Wii U to get big sales pnce Pikmin 3 cones out

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