Bad Company 2 in good company on Japanese sales chart

Battlefield: Bad Company 2 has cracked the Japanese sales chart in its first week of release -- the only Western title to appear in the top ten -- having amassed 28,353 unit in sales of the PS3 version to reach #7 in the weekly rankings. In addition to being the only Western game in the top ten, it's also the only PS3 game!

The Media Create chart is heavy on new games this week. In addition to Battlefield, the third game in what used to be the Badman series debuted at #4, Dynasty Warriors: Strikeforce 2 on PSP entered the chart at #5, and NIS's Absolute Hero Modding Project gave the publisher a much-needed source of income at #6. RPG Maker DS is the other new title on the chart, at #8. See the full top ten after the break.
Japanese Top 10 Software Sales (March 8–14):
  • Pokemon Ranger: Path of Light (DS) - 65,355 units
  • Tomodachi Collection (DS) - 35,993 units
  • New Super Mario Bros. Wii (Wii) - 34,785 units
  • What Did I Do to Deserve This, My Lord!? 3D (PSP) - 33,920 units
  • Dynasty Warriors Strikeforce 2 (PSP) - 31,674 units
  • Absolute Hero Modding Project (PSP) - 31,447 units
  • Battlefield: Bad Company 2 (PS3) - 28,353 units
  • RPG Maker DS (DS) - 23,766 units
  • Dragon Quest IX (Ultimate Hits) - 22,013 units
  • Wii Fit Plus (Wii) - 21,085 units

This article was originally published on Joystiq.