The First Japanese Sales Numbers Of 2015 Are Not Surprising

The First Japanese Sales Numbers of 2015 Are Not Surprising

We're in 2015. Last year is last year. It's over. The past! But let's take a look at which games dominated the Japanese sales so far this year. Brace yourself for games that... also dominated last year.

Japanese website 4Gamer published a list of the country's top selling games from the first sales week of 2015, which began December 29, 2014 and ended on January 4 of this year. Here's how the top ten shaped up:

10. Gundam Breaker 2 (PS3): 22,414 units sold

9. Gundam Breaker 2 (PSV): 26,477

8. Mario Kart 8 (Wii U): 38,637

7. Yokai Watch 2 Ganso/Honke (3DS): 42,765

6. Final Fantasy Explorers (3DS): 49,671

5. Monster Hunter 4G (3DS): 51,306

4. Super Smash Bros. for Wii U (Wii U): 85,776

3. Super Smash Bros. for 3DS (3DS): 91,857

2. Pocket Monsters Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire (3DS): 165,329

1. Yokai Watch 2 Shinuchi (3DS): 262,310

Gundam? Check. Mario? Check. Final Fantasy? Check. Monster Hunter? Check. Pokemon? Check. Yokai Watch? Check. Shame there wasn't a new Dragon Quest game out during the week!

Picture: Chris McGrath/Getty Images


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