Pretty much every platform in Japan had a boost in sales that week.
It’s kinda surprising that the launch of Planet Robobot didn’t propel the 3DS back on top of the Japanese sales.
Kirby Planet Robobot ruling over Japan.
No matter the fluctuations, Nintendo platforms keep more than half of the games that stay in the Japanese charts.
Quite a few new titles in the Japanese charts that week.
Mini Mario & Friends amiibo Challenge, SEGA 3D Classics Collection, Lost Reavers, Xenoblade Chronicles.
It’s all about the Mugiwara.
Lost Reavers, Mini Mario & Friends amiibo Challenge, Yo-kai Watch, Super Punch-Out.
Most titles in charts are still on Nintendo without any new releases on Nintendo platforms that week.
PS4 took back the lead with less than a thousand sales ahead of 3DS.
Star Fox Zero & Star Fox Guard, Mario Party DS and a demo for Game Freak’s Pocket Card Jockey.
Japan still belongs to the Yo-kai.
Star Fox Zero, Star Fox Guard, Mario Party DS, Mario Party 2.
Nintendo owning most of the Japanese charts again.
The 3DS ends a 10-week PlayStation streak in Japan.
Bravely Second, Lost Reavers beta, with A Link to the Past, Donkey Kong Country 2 and Super Metroid on New Nintendo 3DS.
Yo-kai Sangokushi remains number one.
Lost Reavers beta, Yoshi’s Story, Pilotwings.
Smash 4 and Mario Kart 8 came back and none of the games that left the charts were on Nintendo.
I think it’s safe to say the PS4 has crossed the chasm in Japan.