Japan chart: MGS Peace Walker HD off to slow start

While 3DS sales continue to dwarf competition.

Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker HD Edition got off to a sluggish start in Japan last week, debuting at number seven in the weekly chart.

Konami's HD makeover of the PSP original - which is being released separately in Japan rather than along with MGS1, 2 and 3 as in the rest of the world - sold 39,743 in its first week.

Sega's PSP manga tie-in Hatsune Miku: Project Diva Extend topped the chart selling 184,673 copies, followed by Capcom's PS3 button-masher Sengoku Basara 3: Utage at two.

Last week's number one, Super Mario 3D Land, fell to four, shifting 93,441 copies in its second week.

Here's the full top 20, as seen on Andriasang:

  1. Hatsune Miku Project Diva Extend (Sega, PSP): 184,673 - NEW
  2. Sengoku Basara 3: Utage (Capcom, PS3): 124,197 - NEW
  3. Ore no Shi wo Koete Yuke (Sony, PSP): 94,085 - NEW
  4. Super Mario Land 3D (Nintendo, 3DS): 93,441 (Life to date: 436,933)
  5. Final Fantasy Type-0 (Square Enix, PSP): 57,091 (651,630)
  6. Sengoku Basara 3: Utage (Capcom, Wii): 50,747 - NEW
  7. Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker HD Edition (Konami, PS3): 39,743 - NEW
  8. PokÚpark 2: Beyond the World (Nintendo, Wii): 35,785 - NEW
  9. Kirby's Adventure (Nintendo, Wii): 24,778 (217,368)
  10. Battlefield 3 (Electronic Arts, PS3): 18,792 (142,171)
  11. Uncharted 3 (Sony, PS3): 16,150 (141,139)
  12. Just Dance Wii (Nintendo, Wii): 14,662 (203,779)
  13. Winning Eleven 2012 (Konami, PSP): 14,183 (59,620)
  14. Dragon Quest Heroes: Rocket Slime 3 (Square Enix, 3DS): 11,303 (50,163)
  15. Tamagotchi Collection (Namco Bandai, DS): 9324 - NEW
  16. Wii Sports Resort Wiimote Bundle (Nintendo, Wii): 7862 (645,953)
  17. Go Vacation (Namco Bandai, Wii): 7021 (96,484)
  18. PES 2012 (Konami, PS3): 6798 (387,954)
  19. Idolmaster 2 (Namco Bandai, PS3): 6186 (82,419)
  20. Labyrinth Cross Blood Reloaded (Kadokawa Games, Xbox 360): 6178 - NEW

The 3DS once again dominated the hardware chart. Sales were down from 145,271 last week to 103,962, but that was still a long, long way ahead of the PSP in second, which moved 23,472 units.

The PlayStation 3 came in third, followed by the Wii, DS and Xbox 360.

  1. 3DS: 103,962 (Last week: 145,271)
  2. PSP: 23,472 (27,952)
  3. PlayStation 3: 22,919 (26,966)
  4. Wii: 11,782 (11,725)
  5. DSi XL: 1751 (2041)
  6. Xbox 360: 1531 (1699)
  7. PlayStation 2: 1294 (1457)
  8. DSi: 909 (1057)
  9. DS Lite: 20 (33)

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