Top Selling Game Consoles in Japan


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it is a fact, a good number of people like games. Here on the website we have a post of games that marked childhood many people. And nothing better to play games than the much loved game consoles. There are several models on the market, both old and current. So a question remains, what are the best-selling game consoles?

If we pay attention, there are not only 4 or 5 types of game consoles. There are dozens of models in history. Some current, others a little older, but all are consoles.

And that is where Japan comes into this story. Do you know which game consoles are best-selling in Japan? If you still don't know, don't worry, here is a list with that information. That is, a list of the best-selling game consoles in Japan. After all, everyone likes to be distracted by playing.

1st game console: Nintendo DS - 32,990,000 units

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Heading first in the ranking, The Nintendo DS, or simply DS. This is a dual-screen portable video game developed and released by Nintendo. The DS, short for "System Developers" or "Dual Screen", introduced new distinctive features for portable games.

Like the two LCD screens, a built-in microphone and support for wireless connectivity. In addition, both screens are enclosed within a shell design similar to the Game Boy Advance SP.

2nd of game consoles: Game Boy and Game Boy Color - 32,470,000 units

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Second, two classic game consoles, The Game Boy. This is an 8-bit portable console that was developed and manufactured by Nintendo. It is the first portable console in the Game Boy line. It was created and published by Satoru Okada and Nintendo Research & Development.

3rd of game consoles: Nintendo 3ds - 24.7 million units

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Counted in the third place of the best-selling game consoles in Japan, The Nintendo 3DS, or simply 3DS. It is a portable video game produced by Nintendo. It is capable of displaying stereoscopic 3D effects without the use of 3D glasses or additional accessories.

The console is the successor to the Nintendo DS, which is at the top of this list. The console offers new features, such as the StreetPass and SpotPass tag modes. In addition to augmented reality, using your 3D cameras.

And finally, the Virtual Console. Which allows the owner to download and play games originally released on older video game systems. It is recent and the trend is to increase positions more and more.

4th of game consoles: Playstation 2 - 21,454,325 units

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The PlayStation 2, perhaps is one of the best known here in Brazil. This is a home video game console developed by Sony Computer Entertainment. And the second version of the PlayStation line of game consoles.

The PlayStation 2 is the best-selling video game console of all time. Yes, he managed to sell more than 155 million units, with 150 million confirmed by Sony in 2011. However, he ranks fourth when it comes to Japan.

Another impressive number are the more than 3,874 game titles that have been released for the PS2 since launch. And it doesn't stop there, these titles resulted in more than 1.5 billion copies sold.

5th of game consoles: Famicom (NES) - 19.350.000

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And closing the top 5 of the best-selling game consoles in Japan, The Nintendo Entertainment System, or NES. This is an 8-bit home console developed and manufactured by Nintendo.

It was conceived in Japan as the Family Computer, commonly known by the abbreviation Briefcase Famicom or FC. It was among the best-selling game consoles of the time. With the NES, Nintendo introduced a standard business model for licensing third-party developers.

Thus it gave permission for third parties to produce and distribute titles for the Nintendo platform. A true classic that endures in history.

What's your favorite?

For Brazilians, and for most of the world, Play Station 2 is an icon. It is still sold and resold around the world today. And even nowadays its popularity is good. But as we can see, the Japanese preferred another console.

It seems that the Nitendo DS is the best in the Japanese opinion. Anyway, taste is not discussed, leave your opinion there in the comments. And if you have any questions, suggestion just leave a comment.

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