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Thx BKK. :)

And @ BKK, Famitsu tracks sales numbers since 1986, but they began first in 1996 to extrapolate their numbers and they should've had a good market coverage in that time.



http://drink.s140.xrea.com/game/hardall.html

Incomplete Data: Japan Hardware Shipments (through 2005)

System Title Manufacturer Release Date Retail Price
(yen)
Units Shipped
(millions)
Family Computer Nintendo 1983/07/15 14,800 19.35
Disk System Nintendo 1986/02/21 15,000 4.44
Twin Famicom Sharp 1986/07/01 32,000  
PC Engine NEC Home Electronics 1987/10/30 24,800 3.92
Mega Drive Sega 1988/10/29 21,000 3.58
Game Boy Nintendo 1989/04/21 12,500 32.43
Neo Geo SNK 1990/04/26 58,000 1.00
Game Gear Sega 1990/10/06 19,800 1.78
Super Famicom Nintendo 1990/11/21 25,000 17.17
PC Engine Duo NEC Home Electronics 1991/09/21 14,800 1.92
Mega CD Sega 1991/12/12 49,800 0.40
Mega Drive 2 Sega 1993/04/23 12,800  
System Title Manufacturer Release Date Retail Price
(yen)
Units Shipped
(millions)
LaserActive Pioneer 1993/08/20 89,800 0.42
New Famicom Nintendo 1993/12/01 6,800  
3DO Real Matsushima Electric 1994/03/20 54,800 0.72
Neo Geo CD SNK 1994/09/09 49,800  
Sega Saturn Sega 1994/11/22 44,800 5.80
PlayStation SCE 1994/12/03 39,800 19.60
PC-FX NEC Home Electronics 1994/12/23 49,800 0.40
Virtual Boy Nintendo 1995/07/21 15,000 0.63
Pippin Atmark Bandai DE 1996/03/22 64,800 0.03
Nintendo 64 Nintendo 1996/06/23 25,000 5.54
Game Boy Pocket Nintendo 1996/07/21 6,800  
Super Famicom Junior Nintendo 1998/03/27 7,800  
Game Boy Color Nintendo 1998/10/21 8,900  
System Name Manufacturer Release Date Retail Price
(yen)
Units Shipped
(millions)
Neo Geo Pocket SNK 1998/10/28 7,800 0.50
Dreamcast Sega 1998/11/27 29,800 2.80
PocketStation SCE 1999/01/23 3,000  
WonderSwan Bandai 1999/03/04 4,800  
Neo Geo Pocket Color SNK 1999/12/17 8,900  
Nintendo 64DD Nintendo 1999/12/17 30,000  
PlayStation 2 SCE 2000/03/04 39,800 18.70
PSone SCE 2000/07/07 15,000  
WonderSwan Color Bandai 2000/12/09 6,800 3.00
System Name Manufacturer Release Date Retail Price
(yen)
Units Shipped
(millions)
Game Boy Advance Nintendo 2001/03/21 9,800 8.98
Nintendo GameCube Nintendo 2001/09/14 25,000 3.91
Xbox Microsoft 2002/02/22 34,800 0.47
SwanCrystal Bandai 2002/07/12 7,800  
Game Boy Advance SP Nintendo 2003/02/14 12,500 5.64
PSX Sony 2003/12/13 79,800  
Nintendo DS Nintendo 2004/12/02 15,000 5.10
PSP SCE 2004/12/12 20,790/26,040 2.57
Game Boy Micro Nintendo 2005/09/13 12,000 0.39
Xbox 360 Microsoft 2005/12/10 39,795 0.08


Whoow, Wii is only 400k behind the 07-sales... I though Wii was doing quite poorly nowadays there so that's not bad AT ALL! 3.2 for Japan is great actually!

As for DSlite... totally killing it!



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Thanks for the shipment numbers, PC-Engine Duo was the PC-Engine with CD-Rom drive built in, do you know how much the original CD-ROM2 add-on sold?



Also, JVC made a Mega Drive with the Mega CD built in, called the Wondermega:



Any shipment numbers for this?

The chart I linked to above has SG-1000 shipments at 400,000, but Sega later released the Mark III, which was known as the Master System in the west, and later renamed as the Master System in Japan too. From the graph above I can see the Mark III/Master Sytem sold around 1m, but actual hard numbers would be nice.





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System Title Manufacturer Release Date Retail Price (yen) Units Shipped (millions)
Family Computer Nintendo 15/07/83 14800 19.35
SG-1000 Sega 15/07/83 15000 0.4
Super Cassette Vision Epoch 17/07/84 15000 0.3
Mark III Sega 20/10/85 15000
Disk System Nintendo 21/02/86 15000 4.44
Twin Famicom Sharp 01/07/86 32000  
PC Engine NEC Home Electronics 30/10/87 24800 3.92
Mega Drive Sega 29/10/88 21000 3.58
CD-ROM2 System NEC Home Electronics 14/12/88 59800
Game Boy Nintendo 21/04/89 12500 32.43
Neo Geo SNK 26/04/90 58000 1
Game Gear Sega 06/10/90 19800 1.78
Super Famicom Nintendo 21/11/90 25000 17.17
PC Engine Duo NEC Home Electronics 21/09/91 14800 1.92
Mega CD Sega 12/12/91 49800 0.4
Wondermega JVC 01/04/92 79800
Mega Drive 2 Sega 23/04/93 12800  


Famitsu sales through October (bolded) for currently available systems included with historical hardware shipments:

System Title Manufacturer Release Date Retail Price (yen) Units Shipped (millions)
Game Boy (all) Nintendo 21/04/89 12500 32.47
Nintendo DS (all) Nintendo 02/12/04 15000 23.62
PlayStation 2 (all) SCE 04/03/00 39800 21.48
PlayStation (all) SCE 03/12/94 39800 19.6
Famicom Nintendo 15/07/83 14800 19.35
PlayStation SCE 03/12/94 39800 17.40*
Super Famicom Nintendo 21/11/90 25000 17.17
Nintendo DS Lite Nintendo 02/03/06 16800 17.16
Game Boy Advance (all) Nintendo 21/03/01 9800 16.91
PSP SCE 12/12/04 20,790/26,040 10.42
Game Boy Advance Nintendo 21/03/01 9800 10.4
Wii Nintendo 02/12/06 25000 6.9
Nintendo DS Nintendo 02/12/04 15000 6.55
Game Boy Advance SP Nintendo 14/02/03 12500 6.51
PC-Engine (all) NEC Home Electronics 30/10/87 24800 5.84
Sega Saturn Sega 22/11/94 44800 5.8
Nintendo 64 Nintendo 23/06/96 25000 5.54
Disk System Nintendo 21/02/86 15000 4.44
PSone SCE 07/07/00 15000 4.19* 
Nintendo GameCube Nintendo 14/09/01 25000 4.04
PC Engine NEC Home Electronics 30/10/87 24800 3.92
Mega Drive Sega 29/10/88 21000 3.58
WonderSwan Color Bandai 09/12/00 6800 3
Dreamcast Sega 27/11/98 29800 2.8
PlayStation 3 SCE 11/11/06 49,980/59,980 2.38
PC Engine Duo NEC Home Electronics 21/09/91 14800 1.92
Game Gear Sega 06/10/90 19800 1.78
Neo Geo SNK 26/04/90 58000 1
Xbox 360 Microsoft 10/12/05 39795 0.77
3DO Real Matsushima Electric 20/03/94 54800 0.72
Virtual Boy Nintendo 21/07/95 15000 0.63
Neo Geo Pocket SNK 28/10/98 7800 0.5
Xbox Microsoft 22/02/02 34800 0.47
LaserActive Pioneer 20/08/93 89800 0.42
SG-1000 Sega 15/07/83 15000 0.4
Mega CD Sega 12/12/91 49800 0.4
PC-FX NEC Home Electronics 23/12/94 49800 0.4
Super Cassette Vision Epoch 17/07/84 15000 0.3
Pippin Atmark Bandai DE 22/03/96 64800 0.03

*include shipments to Asian countries and regions including South Korea

Home Consoles SKUs combined:

System Title Manufacturer Release Date Retail Price (yen) Units Shipped (millions)
PlayStation 2 (all) SCE 04/03/00 39800 21.48
PlayStation (all) SCE 03/12/94 39800 19.6
Famicom Nintendo 15/07/83 14800 19.35
Super Famicom Nintendo 21/11/90 25000 17.17
Wii Nintendo 02/12/06 25000 6.9
PC-Engine (all) NEC Home Electronics 30/10/87 24800 5.84
Sega Saturn Sega 22/11/94 44800 5.8
Nintendo 64 Nintendo 23/06/96 25000 5.54
Nintendo GameCube Nintendo 14/09/01 25000 4.04
Mega Drive Sega 29/10/88 21000 3.58
Dreamcast Sega 27/11/98 29800 2.8
PlayStation 3 SCE 11/11/06 49,980/59,980 2.38
Neo Geo SNK 26/04/90 58000 1
Xbox 360 Microsoft 10/12/05 39795 0.77
3DO Real Matsushima Electric 20/03/94 54800 0.72
Xbox Microsoft 22/02/02 34800 0.47
LaserActive Pioneer 20/08/93 89800 0.42
SG-1000 Sega 15/07/83 15000 0.4
Mega CD Sega 12/12/91 49800 0.4
PC-FX NEC Home Electronics 23/12/94 49800 0.4
Super Cassette Vision Epoch 17/07/84 15000 0.3
Pippin Atmark Bandai DE 22/03/96 64800 0.03

Portable Consoles SKUs combined:

System Title Manufacturer Release Date Retail Price (yen) Units Shipped (millions)
Game Boy (all) Nintendo 21/04/89 12500 32.47
Nintendo DS (all) Nintendo 02/12/04 15000 23.62
Game Boy Advance (all) Nintendo 21/03/01 9800 16.91
PSP SCE 12/12/04 20,790/26,040 10.42
WonderSwan Color Bandai 09/12/00 6800 3
Game Gear Sega 06/10/90 19800 1.78
Virtual Boy Nintendo 21/07/95 15000 0.63
Neo Geo Pocket SNK 28/10/98 7800 0.5


http://www.jetro.go.jp/en/reports/market/pdf/2007_02_r.pdf

Japan Video Game Console Launches [1977 - 2005]
Source: CESA Game White Paper
 

http://www.meti.go.jp/topic/mitilab/downloadfiles/m4198-1.pdf

Japan Game Industry Market Scale [1983 - 1997] 
Source: Yoka Development Center, Leisure White Paper

http://www.games-j.or.jp/plan/index.html

Japan Game Industry Market Scale [1996 - 2006]
Source: CESA, CESA White Paper / Media Create, Video Game Industry White Paper
 



Total Software Produced for Platforms

System 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
PlayStation 422 519 664 828 757 496 377 142 29 6 17 6
Sega Saturn 324 390 262 25 3              
Super Nintendo 158 34 9 17 5              
Game Boy 35 60 95 148 172 115 15 2        
Neo Geo 33 10 8 5 3 1 4 2 3      
PC-FX 24 17 4                  
3DO Real 15                      
Game Gear 11                      
Nintendo 64 10 45 55 58 33 6            
PC Engine 7 1                    
Mega Drive 2                      
Neo Geo Pocket     10 39 34 8            
Dreamcast     8 120 169 125 73 48 27 3 2 2
WonderSwan       73 52 40 27 11 2      
PlayStation 2         122 243 427 555 630 651 549 401
Game Boy Advance           131 205 154 192 109 63  
GameCube           10 68 103 54 109 11  
Pokemon Mini           3 6          
Xbox             68 64 63 42 2 1
PSP                 18 108 231 160
Nintendo DS                 14 112 251 434
Xbox 360                   10 65 79
Wii                     21 100
PlayStation 3                     13 54
Total 1,041 1,076 1,115 1,313 1,350 1,178 1,270 1,081 1,032 1,150 1,225 1,237

1996 Top-Selling Games and Units Sold
1. Pokemon Red/Green/Blue (GB) - 1,663,861
2. Tekken 2 (PS) - 1,079,585
3. Super Mario RPG (SNES) - 995,898

1997 Top-Selling Games and Units Sold
1. Pokemon Red/Green/Blue (GB) - 3,995,992
2. Final Fantasy VII (PS) - 3,277,291
3. Derby Stallion (PS) - 1,581,139

1998 Top-Selling Games and Units Sold
1. Pokemon Red/Green/Blue/Pikachu (GB) - 3,006,067
2. Resident Evil 2 (PS) - 2,154,974
3. Gran Turismo (PS) - 1,495,757

1999 Top-Selling Games and Units Sold
1. Pokemon Gold/Silver (GB) - 3,628,627
2. Final Fantasy VIII (PS) - 3,501,588
3. Resident Evil 3 (PS) - 1,339,022

2000 Top-Selling Games and Units Sold
1. Dragon Quest VII (PS) - 3,784,681
2. Final Fantasy IX (PS) - 2,659,221
3. Pokemon Gold/Silver (GB) - 2,383,096

2001 Top-Selling Games and Units Sold
1. Final Fantasy X (PS2) - 2,264,047
2. Gran Turismo 3 (PS2) - 1,437,581
3. Dragon Quest Monsters 2 (GB) - 1,138,756

2002 Top-Selling Games and Units Sold
1. Pokemon Ruby/Sapphire (GBA) - 3,197,762
2. World Soccer: Winning Eleven 6 (PS2) - 1,115,707
3. Onimusha 2 (PS2) - 1,002,968

2003 Top-Selling Games and Units Sold
1. Final Fantasy X-2 (PS2) - 1,941,727
2. Pokemon Ruby/Sapphire (GBA) - 1,704,458
3. Dynasty Warriors 3 (PS2) - 1,178,455

2004 Top-Selling Games and Units Sold
1. Dragon Quest VIII (PS2) - 3,231,288
2. Pokemon Fire Red/Leaf Green (GBA) - 2,377,713
3. Dragon Quest V (PS2) - 1,616,155

2005 Top-Selling Games and Units Sold
1. Animal Crossing: Wild World (DS) - 1,169,757
2. Gran Turismo 4 (PS2) - 1,066,749
3. Brain Age (DS) - 1,011,341

2006 Top-Selling Games and Units Sold
1. Pokemon Diamond/Pearl (DS) - 4,302,815
2. New Super Mario Bros (DS) - 3,818,214
3. Brain Age 2 (DS) - 3,748,638

2007 Top-Selling Games and Units Sold
1. Wii Sports (Wii) - 1,911,520
2. Monster Hunter Portable 2 (PSP) - 1,489,898
3. Wii Play (Wii) - 1,487,484

Famitsu Feature: Japan's Top Selling Games



I think crho has moved to neogaf:

Hardware Sales


2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
PS1 1,282,000 694,500 248,300 61,300 4,900 - - - -
PS2 3,748,200 3,603,700 3,652,800 2,812,500 2,750,800 2,134,900 1,547,900 816,400 480,700
PS3 - - - - - - 466,700 1,206,300 991,300
DC 400,000 288,100 5,100 - - - - - -
N64 260,300 78,000 8,000 - - - - - -
GCN - 925,900 1,034,500 1,039,700 608,200 305,000 89,800 5,700 -
Wii - - - - - - 989,100 3,629,400 2,908,300
XB - - 327,700 96,900 35,300 13,200 - - -
XB360 - - - - - 81,800 208,700 257,800 317,900
GB 2,162,600 529,500 107,600 10,800 - - - - -
GBA - 4,200,300 3,366,700 1,179,900 202,500 28,900 - - -
GBASP - - - 2,433,300 2,372,500 831,200 275,800 32,800 -
GBM - - - - - 394,800 157,600 41,300 -
NDS - - - - 1,095,900 4,002,900 1,336,900 13,500 -
DSL - - - - - - 7,526,000 7,130,200 2,749,800
Dsi - - - - - - - - 1,280,000
PSP - - - - 339,900 2,225,800 1,946,900 3,022,700 3,543,200
Others 620,000 334,000 224,000 47,000 3,000 - - - 9,600
Total 8,472,900 10,653,600 8,975,000 7,681,200 7,412,900 10,018,500 14,545,400 16,156,100 12,280,700


Software Sales


2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
PS1 27,137,000 9,637,100 5,803,100 1,388,500 160,000 78,600 111,100 - -
PS2 7,601,400 18,817,400 26,947,500 31,519,900 34,055,200 29,084,000 24,410,700 13,262,900 7,112,000
PS3 - - - - - - 453,900 2,951,400 5,155,100
DC 5,077,000 2,725,600 960,600 245,500 82,200 5,600 16,100 22,300 -
N64 6,562,800 1,620,300 33,100 - - - - - -
GCN - 1,784,900 5,476,000 7,300,400 4,985,200 3,116,500 769,200 3,300 -
Wii - - - - - - 1,956,400 11,665,700 12,802,200
XB - - 977,600 600,800 366,000 148,800 2,900 14,900 -
XB360 - - - - - 89,300 900,000 1,368,800 1,770,000
GB 12,077,500 7,183,300 1,037,400 73,700 - - - - -
GBA - 7,109,800 12,260,100 13,267,300 17,099,300 6,976,300 3,071,700 433,600 -
NDS - - - - 1,211,400 11,753,500 38,817,800 39,130,600 28,269,500
PSP - - - - 550,700 4,179,300 6,659,000 6,750,200 9,745,800
Others 1,614,700 1,085,200 559,800 103,300 6,200 - - 52,700 612,900
Total 60,070,500 49,963,500 54,055,300 54,499,400 58,516,100 55,432,000 77,160,800 75,742,400 66,055,700


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