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The Best-Selling RPGs of 2001

Dengeki Online has released the Top 200 list of best-selling games in Japan for 2001. Square's PlayStation 2 RPG Final Fantasy X easily claimed the top spot by selling more than 2.4 million copies. But of course there were many more RPGs among the 200 best selling games. The list below includes only titles covered by RPGFan.

Note that certain games have two sales numbers behind them. The first figure is the game's sales in 2001, the figure in brackets indicates that games' total sales. Games with an asterisk are games released before 2001. Enjoy!

Updated:
01.12.02 - 8:20 PM
Professor Gast
1. Final Fantasy X, PS2, Square, 2,434,015
3. Dragon Quest Monsters 2: Martha's Mysterious Keys - Ruka's Journey, GBC, Enix, 1,061,879
4. Dragon Quest IV: The Guided Ones, PS, Enix, 1,039,443
9. Pocket Monster Crystal Version*, GBC, Nintendo, 749,8631 (754,132)
11. Shin Sangoku Musou 2, PS2, Koei, 727,214
16. Super Robot Wars Alpha Gaiden, Banpresto, PS, 535,113
21. Legend of Zelda - Chapter of Time, GBC, Nintendo 390,918
22. Legend of Zelda - Chapter of Earth, GBC, Nintendo 381,940
25. Dragon Quest Monsters 2: Martha's Mysterious Keys - Iru's Adventure, GBC, Enix, 364,497
27. TearRing Saga: Chronicles of Yutona Heroes, PS, Enterbrain, 341,428
28. From TV animation One Piece: Luffy's Pirate Dream Team, PS, Banpresto, 339,999
30. From TV animation One Piece: Fly! Pirate Team, PS, Bandai, 326,355
34. Tactics Ogre Gaiden: The Knight of Lodis, GBA, Nintendo, 289,612
36. Sakura Taisen 3: Is Paris Burning?, DC, Sega, 284,933 (314,933)
38. Golden Sun, GBA, Nintendo, 277,010 (280,737)
45. Dragon Quest III: And Then, Into The Legend..., GBC, Enix, 254,937 (604,219)
46. Super Robot Wars A, GBA, Banpresto, 249,753
50. Battle Network Rockman Exe, GBA, Capcom, 224,837
53. Kessen II, PS2, Koei, 215,165
72. Mystery Dungeon Shiren the Wanderer GB2: Desert Demon Castle, GBC, ChunSoft, 159,954
76. Phantasy Star Online Ver. 2, DC, Sega, 148,716
77. Final Fantasy II, WSC, Square, 148,142
80. Final Fantasy IX*, PS, Square, 139,059 (2,846,254)
81. Summon Night 2, PS, Banpresto, 138,521, (141,694)
82. Star Ocean Blue Sphere, GBC, Enix, 138,128
90. Tales of Eternia*, PS, Namco, 125,373 (703,904)
92. Shenmue II, DC, Sega, 124,190
102. Final Fantasy*, WSC, Square, 111,950 (432,727)
112. Magical Vacation, GBA, Nintendo, 100,408
117. Sister Princess, PS, Mediaworks, 95,094
120. Atelier Lilie: The Alchemist of Salburg 3, PS2, Gust, 92,710
122. Medarot 4 Kabuto Version, GB, Imagineer, 91,453
123. Torneko's Great Adventures 2 Advance: Mystery Dungeon 2, GBA, Chunsoft, 90,994
124. Shadow Hearts, PS2, Aruze, 90,595
125. Dragon Quest VII: Warriors of Eden*, PS, Enix 90,269 (3,895,160)
126. Tokimeki Memorial 3, PS2, Konami, 89,578
128. Momotarou Densetsu 1 kara 2, GB, Hudson, 88,235
136. Busin: Wizardry Alternative, PS2, Atlus, 83,420
141. Mystery Dungeon Shiren the Wanderer 2: Demon Raid! Shiren Castle*, N64, ChunSoft, 77,748 (292,309)
144. Bokujou Monogatari 3 (Harvest Moon 3), PS2, Victor Interactive Software, 75,661
146. Comic Party, DC, Aquaplus, 75,442
149. Boku to Maoh, PS2, SCE, 74,754
161. Medarot 4 Kuwagata Version, GBC, Imagineer, 69,821
162. Growlanser III, PS2, Atlus 69,365
164. Shin Megami Tensei Devil Children White Book, GBC, Atlus, 68,621
165. Mario Story* (Paper Mario), N64, Nintendo, 68,608
167. Shin Megami Tensei Devil Children Black Book*, GBC, Atlus, 67,455 (164,874)
168. Super Robot Wars Alpha for Dreamcast, DC, Banpresto, 67,039
169. Phantasy Star Online*, DC, Sega, 66,972 (153,919)
171. Eithéa, PS, Atlus, 66,415
174. Shin Megami Tensei, PS, Atlus, 66,230
176. Inu Yasha, PS, Bandai, 64,722
182. Breath of Fire: The Dragon Knight, GBA, Capcom, 61,617
184. Dark Cloud*, PS2, SCE, 60,366 (117,453)
187. Digimon Adventure 02 D1 Tamers*, WS, Bandai, 59,846 (122,641)
192. Sister Princess: Pure Stories, PS, Mediaworks, 56,065
193. Culdcept Second, DC, Media Factory, 55,589
194. Tales of Phantasia (PlayStation The Best)*, PS, Namco, 55,530 (83,333)
198. Legaia Duel Saga, PS2, SCE, 53,808
199. Genso SuikoGaiden Volume 2, PS, Konami, 53,649
200. Growlanser II, PS2, Atlus, 53,549




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