List of best-selling game consoles (Japan)

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Manufacturer Console Released Units sold
Nintendo Nintendo DS December 2, 2004 32,990,000[1]
Nintendo Game Boy and Game Boy Color April 21, 1989 32,470,000[1]
Sony PlayStation 2 March 4, 2000 21,454,325[2]
Nintendo Nintendo Family Computer (Famicom/NES) July 15, 1983 19,350,000[1]
Nintendo Super Famicom (SNES) November 21, 1990 17,170,000[1]
Nintendo Game Boy Advance February 21, 2001 16,960,000[1]
Sony PlayStation Portable December 12, 2004 16,867,853[3]
Nintendo Nintendo 3DS February 26, 2011 15,760,000[1]
Nintendo Wii November 19, 2006 12,750,000[1]
Sony PlayStation 3 November 11, 2006 6,341,950[3]
Nintendo Nintendo 64 June 23, 1996 5,540,000[1]
Nintendo GameCube September 14, 2001 4,040,000[1]
Sega Genesis October 29, 1988 3,580,000[4]
Sega Dreamcast November 27, 1998 2,320,000[5]
Microsoft Xbox 360 December 10, 2005 1,448,665[3]
Nintendo Wii U December 8, 2012 1,750,000[1]
Sega Sega Mark III (Master System) October 20, 1985 1,000,000[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Consolidated Sales Transition by Region" (PDF). Nintendo. 2014-01-28. Retrieved 2014-01-29. 
  2. ^ Brightman, James (2008-10-20). "Xbox 360 Growth in Japan Has Topped All Platforms from March to September". GameDaily. AOL. Retrieved 2008-10-25. 
  3. ^ a b c "PSP Japan's best-selling console in 2010". Eurogamer. April 1, 2011. Retrieved April 3, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Yearly market report". Famitsu Weekly 306: ~4. June 21, 1996. 
  5. ^ Dreamcast#cite note-dcsales-2
  6. ^ Nihon Kōgyō Shinbunsha (1986). "Amusement". Business Japan (Nihon Kogyo Shimbun) 31 (7-12): 89. Retrieved 24 January 2012.