Japan chart: PES takes software crown

F1 2011 and Rage score top 10 debuts.

Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 was Japan's best-selling game last week.

As detailed by Andriasang, the PlayStation 3 version of Konami's footie sim sold 272,036 copies to take the top spot ahead of PSP dating sim AKB1/48 in second.

Other new entries in the top 10 included Codemasters' F1 2011 at three and id FPS Rage down at eight. Here's the top 20 in full:

  1. Pro Evo Soccer 2012 (Konami, PS3): 272,036 - NEW
  2. AKB1/48: If I Loved an Idol in Guam (Namco Bandai, PSP): 236,587 - NEW
  3. F1 2011 (Codemasters, PS3): 26,574 - NEW
  4. Dynasty Warriors 7 Xtreme Legends (Tecmo Koei, PS3): 18,305 (Life to date: 101,206)
  5. Legend of Heroes Ao no Kiseki (Falcom, PSP): 16,423 (144,361)
  6. Dark Souls (Namco Bandai, PS3): 15,853 (330,139)
  7. Dragon Quest Collection (Square Enix, Wii): 15,338 (349,810)
  8. Rage (Bethesda, PS3): 11,320 - NEW
  9. Rhythm Heaven Wii (Nintendo, Wii): 10,731 (492,112)
  10. Wii Sports Resort (Nintendo, Wii): 10,295 (587,913)
  11. Monster Hunter Portable 3rd PDP the Best (Capcom, PSP): 8901 (34,742)
  12. Kirby Mass Attack (Nintendo, DS): 8786 (248,820)
  13. Yu-Gi-Oh 5D's Tag Force 6 (Konami, PSP): 8671 (85,472)
  14. Rage (Konami, Xbox 360): 7853 - NEW
  15. Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D (Nintendo, 3DS): 7559 (408,123)
  16. Phantom Kingdom Portable (Nippon Ichi, PSP): 7350 - NEW
  17. Family Fishing (Namco Bandai, Wii): 7252 (57,874)
  18. Okashi na Shima no Peter Pan Sweet Neverland (Queen Rose, PSP): 6265 - NEW
  19. Super Pokémon Scramble (Nintendo, 3DS): 6008 (182,746)
  20. God of War Collection (SCE, PS3): 5727 - NEW

The 3DS maintained its grip on the hardware market, despite only having two games in the software top 20. Nintendo's handheld shifted 53,540 units last week, putting it well ahead of the PlayStation 3 in second with 29,435 sales.

  1. 3DS: 53,540 (Last week: 58,504)
  2. PlayStation 3: 29,435 (30,362)
  3. PSP: 26,780 (25,401)
  4. Wii: 10,080 (10,301)
  5. DSi XL: 2175 (2382)
  6. DSi: 1718 (1679)
  7. Xbox 360: 1346 (2411)
  8. PlayStation 2: 1326 (1351)
  9. DS Lite: 51 (52)

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