Judging by the latest Media Create figures a Pokémon craze swept across Japan this past week. Nintendo's Pokémon Platinum for the DS debuted at the top spot with a whopping 963 000 copies. Known as Pocket Monsters Platinum in Japan, the third game in the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl series was released in Japan on the 13th of September, which means that it sold almost one million copies in its first two days on sale.
There are a total of five new entries this week and with sales figures bolstered all around, the hardware chart is sure to be a cracker tomorrow. Konami's Quiz Magic Academy DS entered the charts at number 2 with 119 000 copies. Square Enix's Infinite Undiscovery for the Xbox 360 debuted at number 3 with an impressive 90 000 copies.