UK software sales (Week ending 8/26/2017)
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Debut digital sales for Splatoon 2, Dragon Quest XI in Japan
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This week’s issue of Famitsu has a report on the best-selling games in Japan for July. Among the information shared was debut digital sales for two key titles: Splatoon 2 and Dragon Quest XI.
For Splatoon 2, Famitsu reports that the game sold 60,205 copies digitally. Dragon Quest XI sold 62,939 units on 3DS.
We’ll have a full report on the best-selling games in Japan during the month of July later this week.
Sonic Mania doing well in the UK so far
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Sonic Mania didn’t appear on the UK charts. There’s a good reason for that, however. As it technically counts as a digital title, it can’t be counted in the boxed charts.
The good news is that Sonic Mania is doing just fine so far. GamesIndustry reports that, after speaking with SEGA, “if digital downloads were included then its game would have topped the charts by a large margin.”
SEGA may provide sales figures down the road. On Switch at least, Sonic Mania has been topping the eShop charts. It’s held steady at the number one position since launch.
Media Create software sales (8/14/17 – 8/20/17) – Top 50
This week’s expanded Japanese software sales are as follows:
01./01. [3DS] Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age #
02./03. [PS4] Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age #
03./04. [NSW] Splatoon 2 #
04./02. [3DS] The Snack World: TreJarers
05./00. [PS4] Dragon Quest X: All in One Package
06./05. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
07./09. [NSW] Arms
08./12. [3DS] Hey! Pikmin
09./15. [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo
10./13. [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild #
11./06. [PS4] Hitman: The Complete First Season
12./17. [3DS] Pokemon Sun / Moon
13./14. [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi: Koko, Dokonan Desu?
14./10. [PS4] Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy
15./11. [3DS] Layton’s Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaire’s Conspiracy
16./07. [3DS] Great Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney 2 – Naruhodou Ryuunosuke no Kakugo
17./16. [PS4] Gundam Versus #
18./00. [PS4] Dragon’s Dogma Online: Season 3
19./18. [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition #
20./20. [3DS] Mario Kart 7
Splatoon 2 has sold over one million copies in Japan
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Depending on which sales tracker you go with, Splatoon 2 has sold over one million copies in Japan.
Media Create has total sales at 949,737 units. However, Famitsu indicates that Splatoon 2 has sold 1,013,842. Factoring in digital sales, it should be over one million regardless.
Nintendo confirmed that Splatoon 2 was a global million seller last week. But aside from Japan, we don’t have concrete, official data in any other region. Nintendo also mentioned that players have participated in over 400 million online battles.
Media Create sales (8/14/17 – 8/20/17)
The latest Japanese hardware sales from Media Create are as follows:
PS4 – 28,779
Switch – 22,277
New 3DS LL – 16,083
New 2DS LL – 14,939
PS4 Pro – 5,909
Vita – 5,177
2DS – 2,999
New 3DS – 575
Wii U – 151
PS3 – 110
Xbox One – 100
For comparison’s sake, here are the hardware numbers from last week:
Switch – 87,798
PS4 – 34,691
New 2DS LL – 24,187
New 3DS LL – 17,276
PS4 Pro – 7,771
Vita – 4,651
2DS – 3,527
New 3DS – 740
Wii U – 132
PS3 – 95
Xbox One – 75
And here are the software charts:
UK software sales (Week ending 8/19/2017) – Switch/Wii U/3DS charts
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This week’s Switch/ Wii U/3DS-specific UK software sales are as follows:
1. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Nintendo
2. Splatoon 2 – Nintendo
3. Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Nintendo
4. 1-2-Switch – Nintendo
5. ARMS – Nintendo
6. Troll & I – Maximum Games
7. Super Bomberman R – Konami
8. LEGO City Undercover – Warner Bros. Interactive
9. Cars 3: Driven to Win – Warner Bros. Interactive
10. Just Dance 2017 – Ubisoft
1. Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Nintendo
2. Super Mario 3D World – Nintendo
3. Mario Kart 8 – Nintendo
4. Minecraft: Wii U Edition – Nintendo
5. New Super Mario Bros. U + Super Luigi U – Nintendo
6. Mario Party 10 – Nintendo
7. Splatoon – Nintendo
8. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze – Nintendo
9. Lego City Undercover – Nintendo
10. Pikmin 3 – Nintendo
1. Miitopia – Nintendo
2. Pokemon Sun – Nintendo
3. Mario Kart 7 – Nintendo
4. New Super Mario Bros. 2 – Nintendo
5. Tomodachi Life – Nintendo
6. Pokemon Moon – Nintendo
7. Super Mario Maker – Nintendo
8. The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D – Nintendo
9. Hey! Pikmin – Nintendo
10. Mario Party: Island Tour – Nintendo
UK software sales (Week ending 8/19/2017)
The Snack World sold through 55% of its initial shipment in Japan
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The Snack World is what Level-5 is hoping will be its next big franchise. An anime has been running in Japan, and the 3DS companion game just debuted in Japan last week. Dengeki has more on the debut sales.
Depending on which sales tracker you go with, The Snack World sold between 85,000 and 100,000 copies in its first week. Dengeki says that it sold through 55 percent of its initial shipment.
Gaming sales on the rise during Japanese holiday
Gaming sales were particularly strong in Japan last week. With the Obon holiday in full swing, it’s a good sign. Hardware and software both outdid last year’s Obon, and Media Create has more on that front.
Splatoon 2 and Dragon Quest XI made major contributions to the overall software sales. The two games sold 88,000 copies and 208,000 copies respectively (the latter figure is Dragon Quest’s 3DS and PlayStation 4 sales combined).