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Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Quiet week for Japan's Media Create chart, Minecraft still strong

After a few weeks of rough and tumble software releases, none of which seemed to have a massive impact on Vita sales, its back to the quiet times for a couple of weeks, with nothing major out until the end of the month.

The Vita sold just over 18,000 units this week, although everything else is diving too, its first dip below 20K in six weeks. That's still selling around 100,000 units a month, which in the current market is pretty impressive. This week it was just a few behind the PS4 and a few ahead of the new 3DS model.

Minecraft is still selling way in boxed form, back up the chart to No. 4, selling another 11,000 making it one of the more consistent sellers for the Vita. The only new entry in the chart was Demon Souls 2, selling a feeble 20K on PS4.

Media Create sales

01./00. [PS4] Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin (From Software) - 20.494 / NEW
02./01. [PSV] 3rd Super Robot Wars Z: Tengoku-Hen (Bandai Namco) - 15.394 / 136.613 (-87%)
03./02. [PS3] 3rd Super Robot Wars Z: Tengoku-Hen (Bandai Namco) - 14.582 / 123.783 (-87%)
04./09. [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition (Sony) - 11.842 / 84.942 (-25%)
07./04. [PSV] Sword Art Online: Lost Song # (Bandai Namco) - 9.037 / 171.613 (-61%)
13./10. [PSV] One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 (Bandai Namco) - 6.984 / 76.236 (-53%)
17./13. [PSV] Pro Baseball Spirits 2015 (Konami) - 5.251 / 62.788 (-53%)
18./21. [PSV] Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth (Bandai Namco) - 5.218 / 123.656

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