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Animal Crossing: HHD Is the Best Selling Game in Japan for August 2015

Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer takes the prize with over a million copies sold.

The Japanese site Famitsu has revealed that Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer was the best-selling game in Japan during the month of August, as it managed to sell 1,038,851 copies. Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer was followed by Dragon Quest VIII which sold  645,710.

Splatoon also did well coming in fourth with 177,295 sold which brought it ahead of Super Robot Wars BX which managed to sell 118,778. Overall August was a good month for Nintendo as eight out of the top ten games sold during that month were from them. The other two games were both PlayStation Vita titles.


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Outside the top 10, Fire Emblem If came 12th with 36,947 units sold and Dragon’s Dogma Online managed to sell 32,894 copies.

Here are the top 10 best selling games in Japan during the month of August from Nintendo Everything:

  1. Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer – 3DS – 1,038,851 (995,943 physical, 42,908 digital)
  2. Dragon Quest VIII – 3DS – 645,710 (615,651 physical, 30,059 digital)
  3. Yo-kai Watch Busters – 3DS – 344,758 (329,394 physical, 15,364 digital)
  4. Splatoon – Wii U – 177,295 (153,041 physical, 24,254 digital)
  5. Super Robot Wars BX – 3DS – 118,778 (110,879 physical, 7,899 digital)
  6. Rhythm Heaven: The Best Plus – 3DS – 96,906 (92,846 physical, 4,060 digital)
  7. Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition – PS Vita – 49,365 (42,291 physical, 7,074 digital)
  8. IA/VT Colorful – PS Vita – 45,536 (42,653 physical, 2,883 digital)
  9. Mario Kart 8 – Wii U – 41,477 (40,126 physical, 1,351 digital)
  10. Cube Creator 3D – 3DS – 39,358 (N/A physical, 39,358 digital)

So what do you think of the top 10 best selling games in Japan during the month of August? Let us know in the comments below.

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