90K for One Piece: Pirate Warriors, 8.5K for Naruto Generations

Sales figures for the week of March 5 to March 11, 2012 are in thanks to Japanese analytics company Media Create. On the top 20 list are both One Piece: Pirate Warriors and Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Generations!

Luffy’s first PS3 adventure was released March 1st in Japan and in its first week, 655,774 copies of the game were sold. In week two, the sales fell, but were still very strong – a huge 90K (90,133) copies! That brings the two week sales total of One Piece: Pirate Warriors to an impressive 745,907!

As for our beloved Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Generations, the game sold 8.5K (8,591) copies in week 3 on the Japanese market. The game made it’s debut in Japan on February 23, 2012, selling 65,758 copies in week 1 and 17,917 copies in week 2. The three week total for Naruto Generations is a decent 92,266 copies.

Below are the top 20 games sold in Japan from March 5th to March 11th. The format is [Console] Game Title – Last Week Sales / Total Sales. NEW means the game is in its first week at retailers.

01. [PS3] One Piece: Pirate Warriors – 90,133 / 745,907
02. [3DS] Hatsune Miku and Future Stars: Project Mirai – 86,676 / NEW
03. [PS3] Street Fighter X Tekken – 58,471 / NEW
04. [PS3] Mobile Suit Gundam UC – 51,669 / NEW
05. [3DS] Metal Gear Solid: Snake Eater 3D – 38,374 / NEW
06. [3DS] Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games – 23,587 / 66,741
07. [3DS] Mario Kart 7 – 17,813 / 1,564,025
08. [3DS] Super Mario 3D Land – 17,336 / 1,403,654
09. [3DS] Harvest Moon: The Land of Origin – 16,378 / 124,886
10. [3DS] Monster Hunter 3G – 14,286 / 1,297,797
11. [3DS] Theatrhythm Final Fantasy – 12,811 / 112,344
12. [3DS] Girls RPG: Cinderella Life – 9,519 / NEW
13. [PS3] Naruto Shippuden: Narutimate Storm Generation – 8,591 / 92,266
14. [360] Street Fighter X Tekken – 8,527 / NEW
15. [PSV] Unit 13 – 8,089 / NEW
16. [3DS] Doraemon: Nobita and the Island of Miracles – 6,546 / 18,775
17. [PSP] Tales of the Heroes: Twin Brave – 5,164 / 102,831
18. [WII] Just Dance Wii – 5,152 / 560,301
19. [PSP] Monster Hunter Freedom 3 – 5,104 / 212,627
20. [WII] Wii Sports Resort with Wii Remote Plus – 5,000 / 887,800

One Piece PS3, One Piece: Pirate Warriors (or One Piece: Kaizoku Musou in Japanese), is the first One Piece game on the Sony PlayStation 3. It will cover One Piece Part 1 as well as some of the story contents of the One Piece timeskip. The game was developed by Omega Force and published by Namco Bandai Games and Tecmo Koei in Japan on March 1, 2012. A European and North American release are possible based on trademark filings by Namco Bandai, but no official word has been released.

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Generations is a 3D fighter by CyberConnect2 for the Sony PlayStation 3 and Microsoft Xbox 360. It has a revamped online mode, 72 playable characters, 38 stages. The game was published in Japan on February 23, 2012 and will be released in North America on March 13, 2012, and March 30, 2012 in Europe. For more information, please visit the Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Generations section.