Japan: Top 10 for the Nintendo eShop (Feb. 22 – 28, 2016)

In Japan, Nintendo is regularly posting weekly rankings for the Nintendo eShop on its website (more precisely, its Topics section). Obviously, there’s no actual sales data, but they give us a good idea of what Japanese players are buying on the Nintendo eShop. Also, please note the rankings below include digital pre-orders, which explain why some unreleased are charting.

JP Sales March 2ndNintendo 3DS

(+2) 01. Pocket Monsters Pikachu / Pokémon Yellow Version: Pikachu Edition (The Pokémon Company) [27.2.2016]
(+5) 02. Pocket Monsters Aka / Pokémon Red Version (The Pokémon Company) [27.2.2016]
(+6) 03. Pocket Monsters Ao / Pokémon Blue Version (The Pokémon Company) [27.2.2016]
(N) 04. Pocket Monsters Midori (The Pokémon Company) [27.2.2016]
(-4) 05. Battleminer (Arc System Works) [10.2.2016]
(-4) 06. Mei Tantei Pikachu ~Shin Konbi Tanjou~ / Detective Pikachu ~The Birth of a New Duo~ (The Pokémon Company) [03.2.2016]
(N) 07. Chou Charisou Atsumete! Chouju Hunter (Spicysoft) [24.2.2016]
(-4) 08. Cube Creator 3D (Arc System Works) [15.7.2015]
(-3) 09. Tobidasu! Nyanko Dai Sensou (Ponos) [31.5.2015]
(-2) 10. Hakou Boy! Mou Hito Hako / Box Boy! Another Box (Nintendo) [06.1.2016]

Wii U

(=) 01. Minecraft: Wii U Edition (Microsoft Japan) [17.12.2015]
(+4) 02. Splatoon (Nintendo) [29.5.2015]
(+4) 03. Zelda no Densetsu: Toki no Ocarina / The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (Nintendo) [22.12.2015]
(=) 04. Cube Life: Island Survival (Teyon Japan) [23.2.2016]
(-3) 05. Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash (Nintendo) [28.1.2016]
(=) 06. Super Mario Maker (Nintendo) [10.9.2015]
(-1) 07. Zelda no Densetsu: Kamigami no Triforce / The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past (Nintendo) [12.2.2014]
(B) 08. Zelda no Densetsu: Fushigi no Boushi / The Legend of Zelda: Minish Cap (Nintendo) [30.4.2014]
(B) 09. Egokoro Kyoushitsu: Sketch / Art Academy: Sketchpad (Nintendo) [08.8.2016]
(-1) 10. Super Mario World (Nintendo) [27.04.2013

Source: Nintendo



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