Submitted by awesomeabe1998 494d ago | news

USA Software and Hardware Sales Charts Week of August 10

Hardware Sales Chart:

Platform Weekly (change)
3DS 34,051 (-9%)
X360 33,167 (+1%)
PS3 22,613 (+1%)
WiiU 16,349 (+79%)
Wii 9,227 (-3%)
PSV 8,092 (+72%)
DS 7,192 (-6%)
PSP 1,412 (0%)

Software Sales Chart:
Pos Game Weekly Total Week #
1 Pikmin 3(WiiU) 114,828 114,828 1
2 Tales of Xillia (PS3) 109,393 109,393 1
3 Dragon's Crown (PS3) 97,641 97,641 1
4 Dragon's Crown (PSV) 35,373 35,373 1
5 NCAA Football 14 (X360) 24,091 422,511 5
6 NCAA Football 14 (PS3) 18,182 319,923 5
7 Minecraft (X360) 17,906 337,905 10
8 Animal Crossing: New Leaf 17,606 701,463 9
9 The Last of Us (PS3) 15,108 1,066,003 9
10 Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon 13,496 826,550 20 (3DS, EA, Minecraft, Pikmin 3, PS Vita, PS3, PSP, Tales of Xillia, The Last Of Us, Wii, Wii U, Xbox 360)

chente0025  +   494d ago
Wii u....it has begun!
awesomeabe1998  +   494d ago
It has begun and it will never be stopped! NINTENDOMINATION!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Ashlen  +   494d ago
I hope so, they just gotta start pumping out the big name games. And a price drop wouldn't hurt.

I still think they can turn things around like they did with the 3DS. People said 3DS was a failure but a simple price change and a few big games and boom #1 month after month.
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360ICE  +   494d ago
...selling slightly less than two 7 year old consoles.

Pikimin 3 is neat though.
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360ICE  +   494d ago
I disagree! Pikimin 3 is not neat!
AWBrawler  +   494d ago
but Wii U has a smaller install base in US by several millions, and Pikmin 3 still placed number 1. thats quite a feat for one of Nintendo's lesser tier franchises.
360ICE  +   494d ago
Given that Nintendo titles have been long burners the last years, it's not bad, but hardly impressive. Second place was a "Tales of" JRPG. Third and fourth were also Japanese (one of them on Vita). And this is the US market. It's not exactly high season.

Small install base? You bet. Strange that it didn't move more consoles.

On a sidenote, it's good to see creative Japanese games making their way to the States.
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AWBrawler  +   494d ago
just wait until Mario Kart rolls out lol and Smash Bros. 4! its going to be insane
DarkHeroZX  +   493d ago
Good Job Wii U. Try and keep it up.
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fsfsxii  +   494d ago
Damn, ToX in the top ten, also Dragon's crown. Glad to see them doing so well
awesomeabe1998  +   494d ago
Yeah they are still holding their own. The next months sales charts will be unique since the new games and exclusives along with the next gen consoles.
Minato-Namikaze  +   494d ago
Not sure what you mean, didnt august also have new games? I thought the next gen consoles werent until Nov?
awesomeabe1998  +   494d ago

I meant that ToL sold pretty well. and that the next few months of 2013 will be interesting.

Bubble me up please!
Bubble me up please!
Bubble me up please!
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FamilyGuy  +   494d ago
Wow, the Vita attach rate for Dragon's Crown is really high o.O

Considering that the PS3 has like 78 million units out and sold about 100k in its first week yet the Vita only 5.5 million and sold nearly 40k.
stevehyphen  +   494d ago
It's even higher if these sales don't include digital purchases. Of the 9 or 10 psn friends I have who play it on vita, the livearea said that 6 or 7 of them bought it from the ps store.
Brucis  +   494d ago
Glad to see Pikmin, Xillia, and Dragon's Crown doing well.
nosferatuzodd  +   494d ago
indeed we need creativity not just FPS every game because that's whats selling at the moment its good to see real games coming back and diversity l;like back in the old school era good job dragon crown TOX allso congrats on Pikmin well done Nintendo

((Zodd Teleport in a blaze of mist))
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jcnba28  +   494d ago
Pikmin 3 No.1 nice!
Master-H  +   494d ago
Nice to see the WiiU selling better
fsfsxii  +   494d ago
Hi, i'm a police officer, you're under arrest because you seem to be happy the Wii U is selling better.
nosferatuzodd  +   494d ago
LMAO well done

((Zodd teleport in a blaze of mist))
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Dunban67  +   494d ago
no no no - I am sure 1 person bought 15,000 Wii U s that week in order to win a bet w another poster on NG4 re how many more units would sell when Pikmin came out- it is the only logical explanation
HammadTheBeast  +   494d ago
Last of Us STILL in there.
Trago1337  +   494d ago
I didn't think Pikmin 3 would break 100k to be honest, I bought the game thinking I'd be one of very few to buy it, but I was wrong.

And it hit number one at that. But then again it's the first quality Wii U exclusive to come out FOR MONTHS.
KonsoruMasuta  +   494d ago
Gives me hope for Wonderful 101 and Bayonetta 2.
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Minato-Namikaze  +   494d ago
Yeah that what happens when a system has very little quality games. I think the same thing happened when Ninja gaiden came to the ps3 and geomtry wars was on the 360.
Realplaya  +   493d ago
I'm curious what was the reason you thought it wouldn't did you not know it was releasing in japan first. The game has sold over 250,000 so far.
SlapHappyJesus  +   494d ago
Dark Moon still holding in there.
Good to see. One of the games I plan to get with the 3DS, once the time comes.
Really not sure why I don't own one at this point.
LoveSpuds  +   494d ago
Still have a lot of fond memories of Nintendo so hope things pick up for Wii U as I am on the fence right now.

A few more good games and I may well pull the trigger.
CouldHaveYelledUiiW  +   494d ago

I thought Pikmin would break into the 10 but not No.1 in the US.

The WiiU sales are up too.

I WONDER about that other game, will it be FULl of good sales potential too?
xxPillsxx  +   494d ago
WOAH Wii U and PS Vita suddenly rised up hard! Maybe this is the effect of price drop for Vita? Whatever I'm happy for them!
CalamityCB  +   494d ago
When you said that the Wii U and PS Vita "Suddenly rised up hard!" I couldn't help but laugh, the internet has corrupted my innocent mind.
r21  +   494d ago
Strangely this was before the price drop announcement. I imagine next week the numbers will go even higher now. I hope, unless people are still resilient after that $100 price drop.
Minato-Namikaze  +   494d ago
The next update wont have the price drop reflection either. That week ends 8/18 look for the week ending 8/25 to see the price drop effect.
deep_fried_bum_cake  +   494d ago
No, it's not. These are from before the price drop.
Inception  +   494d ago
Really glad Dragon's Crown and Tales of Xillia got good sales. I gave a salut to Vanillaware / Atlus. And this way, Namdai will satisfied and bring more Tales to the west aside of Symphonia HD & Xillia 2. Maybe they can localize Tales of Destiny remake and Destiny 2 from PS2.
bjmartynhak  +   494d ago
Seems that people found a new version of the PSP. Finally!
stuna1  +   494d ago
If anything I'd expect the PS3 and Xbox 360 to start losing sales! With their next gen offerings on the horizon.

Looking at the fact that theres a $200 PS3 on the market now, I wouldn't be the least bit surprised if the PS3 starts outselling the Xbox 360 in the US.

Also it's good that WII U is getting a boost! Now Nintendo needs to sustain it! By continual software support.
gedden7  +   494d ago
Good point but not gonna happen yet because the ps3 and 360 are cheep and good.. Their NextGen a good and $$$$..

Not everyone has the money to pay for a new console like that and so easy..
MadMen  +   494d ago
My god, the WiiU is dead.
Brucis  +   494d ago
Why do you bother coming to these types of comment sections? Is it just to rile people up? 3 of your past 5 comments have been saying the Wii U is dead. You've made your opinion about the Wii U and Vita clear numerous times now. Go find something to do that makes you happy and doesn't come at someone else's expense.
ForROME  +   494d ago

You sound hurt, and too me you are personally attacking someone and off topic.

Get over it, if you dont like what someone says, do not respond to it
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PopRocks359  +   492d ago

"Get over it, if you dont like what someone says, do not respond to it"

Why don't you follow your own advice? xD
Gamer Muzz  +   494d ago
yeah, It's turned a profit for Nintendo,
has sold 3,600,000+ units,
has a triple A release (Among other titles) every month until the holiday,
Has a top selling piece of software with Pikmin 3 with more to come,
and has had an increase in sales this month.
So dead.

In response to your entire comment:
Couldn't the same be said to you? Yeah, I think so.
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ForROME  +   494d ago
LOL, that all you got? Lets talk after PS4 Son...

Dunban67  +   494d ago
The Wii U lives! it may be in a small shack w no heat, air or indoor plumbing and have a leaky roof... but for now- but it does live.

a price drop and some more quality games may even give its hoe a facelift- of course if Nintendo used some of its $5+ billion in cash to see to it that great 3rd party sellers like GTA 5 and a few others would show up on the wii u at thee same time as other platformers it would help- Imagine if GTA was coming o the Wii U- it would be able to advertise the only next gen version of the game or at least first next gen version of the game
gedden7  +   494d ago
Look at Wii U jump a little in sales and in software! Nice Pikmin 3 on top of the charts...

Hey n4g, I need a new Nintendo Doom and Gloom article.. I could use a good laugh..
LiViNgLeGaCY  +   494d ago
Glad to see Dragon's Crown doing well. I am really loving the game, even if I am a little unhappy with how they handled the online multiplayer.
LOL_WUT  +   494d ago
Congrats to Nintendo ;)
CFDTBone  +   494d ago
While Wii U may not be dominating, Nintendo has 15 of top 30 spots. Nintendo, it appears, is far from doomed.
pyramidshead  +   494d ago
Jesus, that WiiU burst! o.O
PopRocks359  +   493d ago
Give the Vita credit, it's had a nice spike as well.
AKR  +   493d ago
I think Pikmin 3 has proved that the Wii U doesn't need to be revised, at least not in the way people want it. It doesn't need to ditch the Gamepad. It doesn't need a name-change and it doesn't need to be cut and replaced by a more powerful system. No, it doesn't need any of that.

All it needs - and this has always been the case - is games. Pikmin 3 is the start of a tsunami.

~ Wonderful 101
~ Wind Waker HD
~ Wii Fit U
~ Wii Party U
~ Sonic Lost World
~ Donkey Kong: Tropical Freeze
~ Super Mario: 3D World


~ Plethora of indie-titles


~ A nice batch of 'AAA' third-party titles, like:
Watch Dogs
Batman: Arkham Origins
Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag
Rayman Legends

...Say what you want, but with a line-up like this, the Wii U is bound to get a fire in its boosters...
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HalfNerdHalfAmazing  +   493d ago
Nintendo evil plan has begun
BOWZER35  +   493d ago
Finally good to know Pikmin 3 and Wii U did some damage for once.
Benjaminkno  +   493d ago
This is game over...
Realplaya  +   493d ago
This is a pretty good start. As I said before Pikmin is the start of there good games but should have been the game they started with. Also a sleeper game that looks fun is Wii party U. My office has videogame days so I would love to bring that game in.
kiddy  +   493d ago
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o-Sunny-o  +   493d ago
Vita did berry good too. Don't let Anybunny disagree! I wub wub Vita! Nao its almost time to buy Wii U bak. ^~^ Viva la Sony/Nintendo!

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