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Rodea: The Sky Soldier isn’t doing so well in Japan. Actually, that’s probably a gross understatement.

With Rodea: The Sky Soldier not appearing on the Media Create charts, it was a sign that the game had sold poorly. Dengeki, which is also involved with sales tracking, provides a disappointing figure for Rodea’s debut in Japan.

Dengeki says that Rodea: The Sky Solider on Wii U sold 2,725 units in its first week. The 3DS version did not chart at all, so that version sold even fewer copies. Very disappointing!


NIS America intends to release a limited edition for Rodea: The Sky Soldier.

Fans can purchase the special version for either Wii U or 3DS. You’ll receive a copy of the game, a hardcover art book, 10-song original soundtrack with jewel case, collector’s box, and “Key of Time” Pendant with chain bonus item.

Pricing for the Wii U version is set at $74.99. The 3DS version costs $54.99.

View some photos from Rodea: The Sky Soldier’s limited edition below. Orders can be placed here.

Did you know that the Wii version of Rodea: The Sky Soldier is the only one with multiplayer? The Wii U and 3DS editions do not. In the Wii game, four players are able to race to the end of five levels.

Watch another round of footage from Rodea on Wii above.

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When it comes down to it, there are two versions of Rodea: The Sky Soldier. There’s the game for Wii, which was Yuji Naka’s original vision. Kadokawa Games also prepared releases for Wii U and 3DS. If you’re interested in learning about how Rodea differs on Wii U, 3DS, and Wii, check out our report here.

We’ve seen plenty of trailers and footage for the Wii U and 3DS versions of Rodea: The Sky Soldier. You can now check out the Wii title in action below.

Rodea: The Sky Soldier launches on September 22 in North America, and September 25 in Europe. First-print copies of the Wii U game will include the Wii title.

Rodea: The Sky Soldier has received an overseas release date. Today, NIS America announced that the title is slated for September 22 in North America, and September 25 in Europe.

All first print copies of Rodea: The Sky Soldier for Wii U will come with the Wii version. That’s the original game created by Yuji Naka.

Rodea: The Sky Soldier has finally launched in Japan. For those who are curious, the downloadable version for Wii U is about 2,715MB. We’re not too sure how large the 3DS edition is, but it’s probably a tiny bit smaller.


Kadokawa Games released a demo for the 3DS version of Rodea: The Sky Soldier in Japan today. For footage from the download, check out the video above.

After an incredibly long wait, Rodea: The Sky Soldier is finally launching in Japan next week. Given that the game is so close, Famitsu published a review in its latest issue.

We’ve gone ahead and translated the review in full. You can find it after the break.