Forza 3 Makes Inroads Into Japanese Game Chart

Forza Motorsport 3 gives the Xbox 360 a rare top 10 placement on Media Create's weekly list of the bestselling games in Japan. It's one of a handful of new debuts that came nowhere near unseating Pokemon as software champ.

Yes, Pokemons Heart Gold and Soul Silver once again top the Media Create software chart, followed by chart toppers Wii Fit Plus and Tomodachi Collection. Another good week for Nintendo. It was also a pretty good week for games like Rune Factory 3, FIFA 10 and Shin Sangoku Musou 5 Special.

Last week's top 10 debut from Nathan Drake and the Uncharted 2: Among Thieves cast is followed by another top ten appearance. Not too shabby!

01. Pokemon Heart Gold/Soul Silver (S) - 118,000 / 2,756,000 02. Wii Fit Plus (Wii) - 88,000 / 699,000 03. Tomodachi Collection (DS) - 52,000 / 1,466,000 04. Inazuma Eleven 2: Fire/Blizzard (DS) - 49,000 / 486,000 05. Rune Factory 3 (DS) - 41,000 / NEW 06. Forza Motorsport 3 (Xbox 360) - 32,000 / NEW 07. FIFA 10 (PS3) - 21,000 / NEW 08. Wii Sports Resort (Wii) - 19,000 / 1,319,000 09. Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (PS3) - 19,000 / 72,000 10. Shin Sangoku Musou 5 Special (PSP) - 18,000 / NEW

11. Gran Turismo (PSP) 12. Harukanaru Toki no Naka de 3: Unmei no Meikyuu Aizouban (PSP) 13. Dragon Quest IX (DS) 14. Undead Knights (PSP) 15. Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G (the Best) (PSP) 16. Love Plus (DS) 17. Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey (DS) 18. Macross Ultimate Frontier (PSP) 19. Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu Portable 4 (PSP) 20. Antiphona no Seikahime: Tenshi no Gakufu Op.A (PSP)


Comments

    Good to see Uncharted may hit 100k in Japan.

    GIVE ME A PRIZE!!!!!!!

    Regarding Forza 3 in Japan... on the official Forza forums, there's no Japanese language board (yet; they're apparently working on it), and you're not allowed to post in Japanese (threads have been deleted). When a Japanese person asked via internet translator if they could let Japanese people post in Japanese, he was abused with attacks like "learn english" and "all japanese players do is paint manga cars". Disgusting.

      Thats Xbots for you....ignorant.

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