JRPG Odin Sphere Leifthrasir debuts at No.1 in Japan

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Atlus' remaster of 2008 JRPG Odin Sphere has shot to the Japanese top spot according to data from Famitsu.

Entitled Odin Sphere Leifthrasir, the title performed best on PlayStation Vita, selling 39,718 units. The PlayStation 4 charted at No.3 while the PS3 SKU came in at No.10.

Another new entrant – Cardfight!! Vanguard G: Stride to Victory!! – for the 3DS also launched this week. The handheld title from Furyu made its debut in fifth place, shifting 20,074 units.

Despite a lack of games in the Top Ten, Sony's PlayStation 4 is still the best-selling hardware of the week, shifting 26,658 units. That's a 30 per cent – or 11,628 unit – drop week-on-week.

Nintendo's New 3DS LL comes in at No.1

Below is the software Top Ten for the period between January 11th or January 17th:

1. Odin Sphere Leifthrasir (Atlus) Vita – 39,718 (New)
2. Monster Hunter X (Capcom) 3DS – 36,109
3. Odin Sphere Leifthrasir (Atlus) PS4 – 33,430 New
4. Monster Strike (Mixi) 3DS – 26,699
5. Cardfight!! Vanguard G: Stride to Victory!! (Furyu) 3DS – 20,074 (New)
6. Splatoon (Nintendo) Wii U – 18,379
7. Super Mario Maker (Nintendo) Wii U – 15,555
8. Yo-Kai Watch Busters: Akaneko-dan/Shiroinu-tai (Level 5) 3DS – 13,001
9. Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition (Sony) Vita – 12,166
10. Odin Sphere Leifthrasir (Atlus) PS3 – 8,638 (New)

And here are Japan's hardware numbers for the same period:

1. PS4 – 26,658
2. New Nintendo 3DS LL – 23,394
3. PS Vita – 19,403
4. Wii U – 14,533
5. New Nintendo 3DS – 5,979
6. Nintendo 3DS – 1,776
7. PS3 – 1,548
8. PS VitaTV – 409
9. Nintendo 3DS LL – 203
10. Xbox One – 136

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