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Top-Selling Game Systems in Japan: 2014

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3DS sells 3,153,045 as industrywide sales dip 10%

Famitsu reported on the Japanese game market in 2014. These numbers cover sales surveyed from December 30, 2013 to December 28, 2014.

System Release Date Estimated
2014 sales
Estimated
sales to date
Nintendo 3DS* 2011/02/26 3,153,045 17,847,056
PlayStation Vita** 2011/12/17 1,147,936 3,423,075
PlayStation 4 2014/02/22 925,570 925,570
Wii U 2012/12/08 604,856 2,123,283
PlayStation 3 2006/11/11 450,034 10,018,534
Xbox One 2014/09/04 45,958 45,958

* Includes Nintendo 3DS LL/XL, New Nintendo 3DS, New Nintendo 3DS LL/XL
** Includes PlayStation Vita TV/PlayStation TV

The New Nintendo 3DS sold 1.199 million since debuting on October 11, 2014.

Hardware Sales

Year Sales in Yen Sales in US$
2014 142.15 billion yen US$1.19 billion
2013 155.31 billion yen US$1.30 billion
2014 sales compared to 2013 sales: 91.5%

Software Sales

Year Sales in Yen Sales in US$
2014 226.40 billion yen US$1.89 billion
2013 253.66 billion yen US$2.11 billion

2014 sales compared to 2013 sales: 89.3%

Combined Sales

Year Sales in Yen Sales in US$
2014 368.55 billion yen US$3.08 billion
2013 408.97 billion yen US$3.41 billion

2014 sales compared to 2013 sales: 90.1%


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