With gaming consoles coming in and out of the gaming industry, we bring you the list of the top 10 best selling consoles in Japan.

The information is based from a reliable source, Famitsu, as curated and shared by gaming analyst Dr. Serkan Toto on Twitter, and we are going to put in the top 5 games for every console as well. Read on.

5. XBox One (8,897 units sold)

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source: Gamespot

Best Japanese Titles to Play on XBox One

1. Mega Man: Legacy Collection
2. Final Fantasy XV
3. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
4. Dark Souls III
5. Resident Evil.

Source: Windowscentral

4. Wii U (336,151 units sold)

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source: nintendo

Best Japanese Titles to Play on Wii U

1. Super Mario Maker
2. Splatoon
3. Super Smash Bros. for Wii U
4. Super Mario 3D World
5. Mario Kart 8

Source: Business Insider

3. Playstation Vita - includes PS Vita TV (865,002 units sold)

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source: playstation.blog

Best Selling PS Vita Games in Japan

1. Dragon Builders
2. Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition
3. Dragon Quest Heroes II
4. Kan Colle Kai
5. Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2016

Source: Kotaku

2. Playstation 4 - includes PS4 Pro (1,790,883 units sold)

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source: IGN

Best Selling PS4 Games in Japan

1. Final Fantasy XV
2. Dark Souls III
3. Dragon Quest Heroes II
4. Dragon Builders
5. Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

1. Nintendo 3DS - all models including 2DS (1,874,457 units sold)

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source: nintendo

Best Selling Nintendo 3DS Games in Japan

1. Pokemon Sun/Moon
2. Yo-Kai Watch - Sushi/Tempura
3. Super Mario Maker
4. Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3
5. Yo-Kai Sangokushi

Source: Famitsu

Overall:

It is to no surprise that Nintendo 3DS is ranking number one as the best selling console in Japan in 2016, with key releases like Pokemon Sun and Moon and Yo-Kai Watch. The console end, however, seems to be on a downward trend year after year, as the Japanese market shifts more and more to mobile games.

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