Japan: Mario Kart Races Past 1 Million Sold (WII)

Posted by James Brightman on Friday, May 09, 2008

According to the latest Media Create data, for the week ending May 4, Nintendo's Mario Kart Wii sold another 173,000 units in Japan, bringing its total to 1,120,000. Additionally, both Wii Fit and Capcom's Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G (PSP) are quickly approaching the two million sales mark.

 On the hardware front, the PSP's surge is continuing as Sony's portable outsold all other platforms with 100,870 units sold for the week, nearly double the DS Lite's total of 52,542.

 Below are the hardware sales and top 10 selling software.

Hardware
PSP - 100,870
Wii - 71,518
DS Lite - 52,542
PS3 - 10,177
PS2 - 8,802
Xbox 360 - 1,725

Software
1. Mario Kart Wii (Wii) - 173,000 (life-to-date: 1,120,000)
2. Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G (PSP) - 102,000 (life-to-date: 1,909,000)
3. Link's Crossbow Training (Wii) - 93,000 (New)
4. Wii Fit (Wii) - 52,000 (life-to-date: 1,986,000)
5. Meccha! Taiko Drum Master DS: 7-tsu no Shima no Daibouken (DS) - 42,000 (life-to-date: 98,000)
6. Pokemon Ranger: Batonnage (DS) - 31,000 (life-to-date: 508,000)
7. Boura wa Kaseki Holder (DS) - 27,000 (life-to-date: 84,000)
8. Valkyria Chronicles (PS3) - 24,000 (life-to-date: 102,000)
9. Deca Sports (Wii) - 24,000 (life-to-date: 186,000)
10. Wii Sports (Wii) - 22,000 (life-to-date: 2,959,000)

 Thanks to Kotaku.

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