"Overview - First off, Happy New Year VGChartz! Video game sales are at their peak, due to it being the last week before Christmas. Sales will drop next week and for several more weeks because the holiday season has ended. Star Wars: The Old Republic (PC) is the biggest debut this week with sales of 1.68 million. PlayStation Vita sales fell by two thirds in its second week on sales in Japan.
Software milestones this week in the top 20: Star Wars: The Old Republic (PC) flies by the one million mark in its opening week; Just Dance 3 (Wii) passes the six million mark; Super Mario 3D Land (3DS) flies by the four million mark; Mario Kart 7 (3DS) passes four million sold; Kinect Adventures! (X360) flies by the 14 million mark; Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (X360) passes 11 million sold in record time; Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (PS3) passes nine million sold; Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games (Wii) passes the two million mark; Mario Kart Wii passes 31 million sold; and Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception (PS3) passes the three million mark.
Hardware sales are up across the board week on week, while the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 are also up year on year. The 3DS, Xbox 360 and Wii all sold more than one million units this week. Hardware milestones this week: The DS passes the 151 million mark; the Wii passes the 94 million mark; the Xbox 360 passes the 63 million mark; the PlayStation 3 passes the 60 million mark; and the 3DS passes the 14 million mark."