Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze entered the Japanese video game chart at No.2 with 35,717 copies sold in the week ended February 16, according to Media Create data.
Nintendo's latest effort to ignite Wii U hardware sales brought only a 1,600 unit week-on-week gain, bring weekly sales to to 8,782 units.
Super Mario 3D World was the Wii U's second best-seller at No.12 with only 6,952 units, bringing its life to date figure up to 489,596.
Square Enix's Dragon Quest Monster 2 on 3DS is at No.1, shifting 118,427 units in its second week.
3DS was also the top-selling system with 39,716 units, more than double that of its nearest rival the PS Vita (18,348).
PS4 launches on February 22 so the chart should be shaken up a little in the coming weeks.
Source: Media Create via NeoGAF