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Chris1964
Sales-Age Genius
(08-09-2017, 02:22 PM)
Media Create Sales: Week 31, 2017 (Jul 31 - Aug 06)

01./01. [3DS] Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age # <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.07.29} (5.980) - 307.714 / 1.456.601 (-73%)
02./02. [PS4] Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age # <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.07.29} (8.980) - 200.798 / 1.151.113 (-79%)
03./03. [NSW] Splatoon 2 # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.07.21} (5.980) - 74.235 / 827.646 (-30%)
04./00. [3DS] Great Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney 2 - Naruhodou Ryuunosuke no Kakugo <ADV> (Capcom) {2017.08.03} (5.800) - 69.848 / NEW
05./00. [PS4] Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy <Crash Bandicoot \ Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back \ Crash Bandicoot 3: Warped> <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.08.03} (4.900) - 30.384 / NEW
06./05. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe <RCE> (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (5.980) - 13.764 / 615.633 (-1%)
07./04. [3DS] Layton's Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaire's Conspiracy <ADV> (Level 5) {2017.07.20} (4.444) - 12.699 / 108.057 (-48%)
08./00. [3DS] Great Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney 1 & 2 Special Edition {Great Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Naruhodou Ryuunosuke no Bouken \ Great Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney 2 - Naruhodou Ryuunosuke no Kakugo} <ADV> (Capcom) {2017.08.03} (7.200) - 9.651 / NEW
09./06. [3DS] Hey! Pikmin <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.07.13} (4.980) - 8.493 / 107.887 (-29%)
10./10. [NSW] Arms <FTG> (Nintendo) {2017.06.16} (5.980) - 5.472 / 189.417 (-8%)
11./11. [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (6.980) - 5.304 / 554.123 (-9%)
12./08. [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi: Koko, Dokonan Desu? <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2017.07.20} (4.800) - 5.197 / 34.107 (-35%)
13./14. [3DS] Pokemon Sun / Moon <RPG> (Pokemon Co.) {2016.11.18} (4.980) - 4.321 / 3.304.705 (-18%)
14./17. [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf - Welcome amiibo <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (2.700) - 4.293 / 212.998 (+19%)
15./07. [PS4] Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.07.13} (6.800) - 4.217 / 132.188 (-48%)
16./13. [PS4] Gundam Versus # <ACT> (Bandai Namco Games) {2017.07.06} (8.200) - 3.948 / 153.086 (-25%)
17./16. [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition # <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (2.400) - 3.297 / 1.187.447 (-15%)
18./21. [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V [New Price Edition] <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2015.10.08} (4.990) - 2.852 / 372.514 (+1%)
19./26. [3DS] Mario Kart 7 <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (4.571) - 2.823 / 2.799.235
20./27. [3DS] Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.12.01} (4.700) - 2.711 / 1.069.884
21./24. [NSW] 1-2-Switch <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (4.980)
22./23. [3DS] Monster Hunter Double Cross <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.03.18} (5.800)
23./35. [PS4] Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2015.12.10} (8.400)
24./28. [3DS] Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission X <TBL> (Bandai Namco Games) {2017.04.27} (5.700)
25./29. [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.12.03} (2.400)
26./15. [PS4] Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.07.27} (5.900)
27./32. [3DS] Kirby: Planet Robobot <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.04.28} (4.700)
28./12. [PS4] Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Legacy <Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm \ Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 \ Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3> <FTG> (Bandai Namco Games) {2017.07.27} (6.800)
29./37. [3DS] Mario Sports Superstars <SPT> (Nintendo) {2017.03.30} (4.980)
30./36. [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki <RPG> (Level 5) {2016.12.15} (4.800)
31./42. [WIU] Minecraft: Wii U Edition <ADV> (Microsoft Game Studios) {2016.06.23} (3.600)
32./43. [WIU] Splatoon # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2015.05.28} (5.700)
33./39. [3DS] Pro Baseball Famista Climax <SPT> (Bandai Namco Games) {2017.04.20} (5.700)
34./40. [PS4] NieR: Automata <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.02.23} (7.800)
35./38. [PS4] Call of Duty: Black Ops III - Game of the Year Edition <Call of Duty: Black Ops III \ Call of Duty: Black Ops III - Awakening \ Call of Duty: Black Ops III - Eclipse \ Call of Duty: Black Ops III - Descent \ Call of Duty: Black Ops III - Salvation> <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.06.29} (5.900)
36./34. [NSW] Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star # <ACT> (Marvelous) {2017.07.20} (7.800)
37./31. [3DS] Ever Oasis <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.07.13} (4.980)
38./47. [3DS] Tomodachi Life [Nintendo Selects] <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.03.17} (2.700)
39./22. [PS4] DiRT 4 <RCE> (Ubisoft) {2017.07.27} (7.980)
40./20. [PSV] Hiiro no Kakera: Omoi Iro no Kioku # <ADV> (Idea Factory) {2017.07.27} (6.300)
41./09. [PSV] Kenka Bancho Otome: Kanzenmuketsu no My Honey <ADV> (Spike Chunsoft) {2017.07.27} (5.980)
42./41. [3DS] Monster Hunter Stories Ver.1.2 Update <RPG> (Capcom) {2017.07.27} (3.990)
43./45. [WIU] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (6.980)
44./48. [3DS] Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS <FTG> (Nintendo) {2014.09.13} (5.200)
45./30. [PS4] Final Fantasy XV # <RPG> (Square Enix) {2016.11.29} (8.800)
46./46. [3DS] 100% Pascal Sensei: Kanpeki Paint Bombers <ACT> (Konami) {2017.07.13} (4.980)
47./18. [PSV] Wagamama High Spec # <ADV> (iMel) {2017.07.27} (4.980)
48./00. [NSW] Super Bomberman R <ACT> (Konami) {2017.03.03} (4.980)
49./00. [PS4] Dark Souls III: The Fire Fades Edition <Dark Souls III \ Dark Souls III: Ashes of Ariandel \ Dark Souls III: The Ringed City> <RPG> (From Software) {2017.04.20} (5.900)
50./00. [PSV] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2016 <SPT> (Konami) {2016.04.28} (6.980)

Top 50

3DS - 21
PS4 - 14
NSW - 7
PSV - 5
WIU - 3

SOFTWARE

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+-------+------------+------------+------------+------------+------------+
|System |  This Week |  Last Week |  Last Year |     YTD    |  Last YTD  |
+-------+------------+------------+------------+------------+------------+
|  ALL  |    900.000 |  2.462.000 |    525.000 | 17.810.000 | 16.517.000 |
+-------+------------+------------+------------+------------+------------+
HARDWARE

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+-------+------------+------------+------------+------------+------------+-------------+
|System |  This Week |  Last Week |  Last Year |     YTD    |  Last YTD  |     LTD     |
+-------+------------+------------+------------+------------+------------+-------------+
|  NSW  |     61.933 |     89.314 |            |  1.348.233 |            |   1.348.233 |
| 3DS # |     60.889 |    142.600 |     31.549 |    997.295 |    827.554 |  23.158.040 |
| PS4 # |     52.939 |     93.356 |     16.469 |  1.047.994 |    776.849 |   5.148.661 |
| PSV # |      4.773 |      4.967 |     10.005 |    235.498 |    526.731 |   5.678.565 |
|  WIU  |        158 |        142 |      4.435 |     14.383 |    216.423 |   3.327.593 |
|  PS3  |         96 |        121 |      1.120 |     18.806 |     42.588 |  10.468.574 |
| XB1 # |         90 |         94 |         45 |      5.239 |      3.537 |      80.823 |
+-------+------------+------------+------------+------------+------------+-------------+
|  ALL  |    180.878 |    330.594 |     63.623 |  3.667.448 |  2.393.682 |  49.210.489 |
+-------+------------+------------+------------+------------+------------+-------------+
|  XB1  |         90 |         94 |         45 |      5.239 |      3.537 |      80.823 |
|PS4 Pro|      9.077 |     10.988 |            |    206.551 |            |     337.362 |
|  PS4  |     43.862 |     82.368 |     16.469 |    841.443 |    776.849 |   4.811.299 |
|  PSV  |      4.773 |      4.967 |     10.005 |    235.498 |    526.731 |   5.493.114 |
|n-2DSLL|     33.871 |    110.963 |            |    205.866 |            |     205.866 |
|  2DS  |      3.740 |      3.680 |            |    152.337 |            |     440.946 |
|n-3DSLL|     22.200 |     26.587 |     24.123 |    591.169 |    618.501 |   4.419.165 |
| n-3DS |      1.078 |      1.370 |      6.403 |     47.923 |    140.187 |   1.128.931 |
+-------+------------+------------+------------+------------+------------+-------------+

Famitsu Sales: Week 32, 2017 (Jul 31 - Aug 06)

01./01. [3DS] Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age # <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.07.29} (5.980) - 259.676 / 1.390.144 <80-100%> (-77%)
02./02. [PS4] Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age # <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.07.29} (8.980) - 166.513 / 1.116.851 <80-100%> (-82%)
03./03. [NSW] Splatoon 2 # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.07.21} (5.980) - 87.584 / 887.978 <80-100%> (-32%)
04./00. [3DS] Great Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney 2 - Naruhodou Ryuunosuke no Kakugo <ADV> (Capcom) {2017.08.03} (5.800) - 61.035 / NEW <40-60%>
05./00. [PS4] Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy <Crash Bandicoot \ Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back \ Crash Bandicoot 3: Warped> <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.08.03} (4.900) - 19.693 / NEW <60-80%>
06./06. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe <RCE> (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (5.980) - 12.076 / 568.220 <80-100%> (+1%)
07./04. [3DS] Layton's Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaire's Conspiracy <ADV> (Level 5) {2017.07.20} (4.444) - 10.936 / 100.011 <80-100%> (-41%)
08./00. [3DS] Great Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney 1 & 2 Special Edition {Great Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Naruhodou Ryuunosuke no Bouken \ Great Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney 2 - Naruhodou Ryuunosuke no Kakugo} <ADV> (Capcom) {2017.08.03} (7.200) - 8.915 / NEW <60-80%>
09./05. [3DS] Hey! Pikmin <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.07.13} (4.980) - 8.113 / 126.657 <80-100%> (-39%)
10./14. [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (6.980) - 4.620 / 488.520 <80-100%> (+4%)
11./09. [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi: Koko, Dokonan Desu? <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2017.07.20} (4.800) - 4.315 / 27.912 <40-60%> (-39%)
12./07. [PS4] Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.07.13} (6.800) - 3.260 / 128.134 <80-100%> (-56%)
13./23. [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf - Welcome amiibo <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (2.700) - 3.236 / 201.326 <80-100%> (+24%)
14./16. [3DS] Pokemon Sun / Moon # <RPG> (Pokemon Co.) {2016.11.18} (4.980) - 3.224 / 3.797.338 <80-100%> (-25%)
15./13. [PS4] Gundam Versus # <ACT> (Bandai Namco Games) {2017.07.06} (8.200) - 3.204 / 148.365 <80-100%> (-30%)
16./17. [NSW] Arms <FTG> (Nintendo) {2017.06.16} (5.980) - 3.085 / 200.252 <80-100%> (-14%)
17./21. [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.12.03} (2.400) - 2.506 / 237.887 <80-100%> (-5%)
18./20. [PS4] NieR: Automata <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.02.23} (7.800) - 2.240 / 329.875 <80-100%> (-15%)
19./30. [3DS] Mario Kart 7 <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (4.571) - 2.230 / 2.733.863 <80-100%> (+17%)
20./24. [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition # <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (2.400) - 2.165 / 999.032 <80-100%> (-14%)
21./28. [3DS] Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission X <TBL> (Bandai Namco Games) {2017.04.27} (5.700) - 2.151 / 175.977 <80-100%> (-3%)
22./19. [3DS] Monster Hunter Double Cross <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.03.18} (5.800) - 2.141 / 1.659.889 <80-100%> (-20%)
23./12. [PS4] Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.07.27} (5.900) - 1.930 / 6.677 <40-60%> (-59%)
24./29. [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V [New Price Edition] <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2015.10.08} (4.990) - 1.893 / 279.898 <80-100%> (-10%)
25./00. [NSW] 1-2-Switch <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (4.980) - 1.733 / 209.857 <80-100%> (+1%)
26./00. [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki <RPG> (Level 5) {2016.12.15} (4.800) - 1.666 / 734.190 <80-100%> (+5%)
27./15. [PS4] Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Legacy <Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm \ Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 \ Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3> <FTG> (Bandai Namco Games) {2017.07.27} (6.800) - 1.507 / 5.833 <40-60%> (-65%)
28./00. [WIU] Minecraft: Wii U Edition <ADV> (Microsoft Game Studios) {2016.06.23} (3.600) - 1.472 / 336.609 <80-100%> (-1%)
29./00. [WIU] Splatoon # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2015.05.28} (5.700) - 1.440 / 1.516.051 <80-100%> (-21%)
30./00. [PS4] Call of Duty: Black Ops III - Game of the Year Edition <Call of Duty: Black Ops III \ Call of Duty: Black Ops III - Awakening \ Call of Duty: Black Ops III - Eclipse \ Call of Duty: Black Ops III - Descent \ Call of Duty: Black Ops III - Salvation> <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.06.29} (5.900) - 1.407 / 13.979 <40-60%> (-20%)

Top 30

3DS - 12
PS4 - 10
NSW - 5
WIU - 2
PSV - 1

HARDWARE

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+-------+------------+------------+------------+------------+------------+-------------+
|System |  This Week |  Last Week |  Last Year |     YTD    |  Last YTD  |     LTD     |
+-------+------------+------------+------------+------------+------------+-------------+
|  NSW  |     69.686 |    105.697 |            |  1.380.470 |            |   1.380.470 |
| 3DS # |     61.995 |    126.790 |     27.551 |  1.161.964 |    805.564 |  23.073.377 |
| PS4 # |     52.819 |     93.954 |     16.383 |  1.137.782 |    839.367 |   5.059.398 |
| PSV # |      4.653 |      4.364 |     10.015 |    287.809 |    598.857 |   5.535.228 |
|  WIU  |        128 |        207 |      5.170 |     20.053 |    263.204 |   3.299.791 |
| XB1 # |        101 |         83 |         43 |      5.564 |      3.529 |      78.512 |
|  PS3  |         46 |        103 |        704 |     15.507 |     37.681 |  10.273.226 |
+-------+------------+------------+------------+------------+------------+-------------+
|  ALL  |    189.428 |    331.198 |     59.866 |  4.009.149 |  2.548.202 |  48.700.002 |
+-------+------------+------------+------------+------------+------------+-------------+
| XB1 S |        101 |         83 |            |        782 |            |       6.510 |
|PS4 Pro|      7.627 |      9.381 |            |    199.312 |            |     316.362 |
|  PS4  |     45.192 |     84.573 |     16.383 |    938.470 |    839.367 |   4.743.036 |
|  PSV  |      4.653 |      4.364 |     10.015 |    287.809 |    598.857 |   5.535.228 |
|n-2DSLL|     38.725 |     98.611 |            |    191.477 |            |     191.477 |
|  2DS  |      2.958 |      2.980 |            |    229.537 |            |     526.684 |
| n-3DS |     20.312 |     25.199 |     27.036 |    740.950 |    759.512 |   5.434.939 |
+-------+------------+------------+------------+------------+------------+-------------+
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Last edited by Chris1964; 08-10-2017 at 12:56 PM.
13ruce
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(08-09-2017, 02:22 PM)
Awesome sales all around shame about Crash tho.
Expected more sales for Crash.
L~A
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(08-09-2017, 02:23 PM)
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Glad to see Nintendo's been able to ship more Switch in the past few weeks.

Pretty poor debut for DGS2, but that was to be expected...
Kanann
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(08-09-2017, 02:23 PM)
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3 million XI or bust.
Napalm_Frank
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(08-09-2017, 02:23 PM)
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Was hoping for much closer to 100k for Crash. Oh well.
Dark Cloud
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(08-09-2017, 02:24 PM)
Crash didn't do good at all.
Oregano
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(08-09-2017, 02:24 PM)
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Switch 3DS PS4 is a beast.
notaskwid
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(08-09-2017, 02:24 PM)
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Activision/sony did a pretty poor job promoting Crash in japan.
sense
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Expected a bit more from PS4 hardware but not bad nonetheless. Great 2nd week for dq11.
DeuceGamer
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Seems like good second weeks for DQ and 3rd week for Splatoon 2.

Switch sales were higher again this week than I expected. Hopefully they can continue keeping stock up going into the fall.
sinonobu
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(08-09-2017, 02:25 PM)
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So Switch stock did increase after all.

And amazing 2nd week for DQ 11
Bladenic
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(08-09-2017, 02:25 PM)
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Great Flop Detective: Flop Attorney2
stanislavskov
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(08-09-2017, 02:25 PM)
Well, maybe Crash can still do well if it has legs? Still, it's an unmitigated success in the rest of the world, it would've been nice to see it move some PS4 units in Japan as well.
Waluigilicious
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(08-09-2017, 02:25 PM)
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Is Switch still hard to find despite increased stock?
L~A
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(08-09-2017, 02:25 PM)
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Originally Posted by Dark Cloud

Crash didn't do good at all.

That's no big surprise, though. Unlike in the west, where people who did play the games as kids are still actively playing on dedicated platforms, in Japan, those same players have either moved out of games altogether or are playing almost exclusively on smartphones.
Acquiescence
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(08-09-2017, 02:26 PM)
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All the Crash naysayers can take solace in the fact that he bombed in Japan at least.
Napalm_Frank
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(08-09-2017, 02:26 PM)
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It's certainly interesting to think why the love for Crash has been so strong over the times in the west (especially europe) but seems to have dwindled in Japan. The series sold extremely well in PS1 days.
Kresnik258
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(08-09-2017, 02:26 PM)
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Yeah, pretty poor for Ace Attorney (although I was expecting it).

Better than I expected for Dragon Quest though.
TheDinoman
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(08-09-2017, 02:26 PM)
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It's rather unfortunate because the Crash games were really popular in Japan back in the day. Crash 2 & 3 sold over a million units each IIRC.
Skullwaker
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(08-09-2017, 02:26 PM)
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Great hold for DQXI. Better than I expected.

Switch is right in the middle of where I predicted (50-70k), which is good considering it's been a few weeks since Splatoon. The next couple weeks should be interesting with Obon. 3DS and PS4 are looking good too.

Crash and AA performed kinda meh.

Edit: oh and good hold for Splatoon 2 as well. That game is going to sell so steadily for the rest of the year.
Last edited by Skullwaker; 08-09-2017 at 02:29 PM.
thestopsign
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(08-09-2017, 02:26 PM)
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Originally Posted by Waluigilicious

Is Switch still hard to find despite increased stock?

Completely sold out.
noobie
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(08-09-2017, 02:26 PM)
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Good hold for DQ XI on PS4.

Is PS4 baseline going to be increased by couple of thousands in Japan after DQ XI? PS4 can hit 2 million this calendar year in Japan. Is there anything worthwhile releasing in Holidays for Japan?
LordOcidax
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Originally Posted by Waluigilicious

Is Switch still hard to find despite increased stock?

Still Sold Out... Yes, is crazy.

Graet week. Expected better for Crash.
Last edited by LordOcidax; 08-09-2017 at 02:29 PM.
Nibel
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14./17. [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf - Welcome amiibo <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (2.700) - 4.293 / 212.998 (+19%)

Skittzo0413
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(08-09-2017, 02:27 PM)
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Originally Posted by Waluigilicious

Is Switch still hard to find despite increased stock?

I would say so: http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1416564
sinonobu
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(08-09-2017, 02:27 PM)
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Originally Posted by Waluigilicious

Is Switch still hard to find despite increased stock?

I'm traveling at Japan and most of the electronics stores here have 'no switch in stock' panel in the video game section.
fernoca
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(08-09-2017, 02:27 PM)
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Originally Posted by notaskwid

Activision/sony did a pretty poor job promoting Crash in japan.

Isn't Sony listed as the publisher over there?

EDIT:
Read Activision only. :p
Zedark
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(08-09-2017, 02:27 PM)
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Originally Posted by Waluigilicious

Is Switch still hard to find despite increased stock?

Yes, remember the thread about 5k people waiting in line for 500 Switch units? That's the general tendency at stores, and online stock sells out within 15 minutes still.
TheJoRu
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(08-09-2017, 02:27 PM)
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Man, 3DS up over 20% YOY and PS4 up 35%. It's been a good year for HW on the Japanese market.
Eolz
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(08-09-2017, 02:28 PM)
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Great for top 3 and Switch.
PS4 and 3DS slowly going back to regular levels as usual after big releases.

No surprises for crash, and poor Ace Attorney stuck in Japan. Dem LEs profits though.
ethomaz
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(08-09-2017, 02:28 PM)
PS4 sales are really strong right now... I expect it to be close to 30k... great hold.

DQXI delivering.
oti
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(08-09-2017, 02:28 PM)
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Originally Posted by Waluigilicious

Is Switch still hard to find despite increased stock?

5000 people lined up for a chance to buy a Switch a few days ago.
Waluigilicious
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(08-09-2017, 02:28 PM)
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Originally Posted by thestopsign

Completely sold out.

Originally Posted by LordOcidax

Still Sold Out... Yes, is crazy.

Originally Posted by Skittzo0413

I would say so: http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1416564

Originally Posted by sinonobu

I'm traveling at Japan and most of the electronics stores here have 'no switch in stock' panel in the video game section.

Originally Posted by Zedark

Yes, remember the thread about 5k people waiting in line for 500 Switch units? That's the general tendency at stores, and online stock sells out within 15 minutes still.

Ouch. Hopefully it keeps a good baseline going into the holidays.
KaneU
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(08-09-2017, 02:29 PM)
So the Switch sold almost 62k and it's still sold out everywhere, right?
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He's a pretty swell guy in my books anyway.
(08-09-2017, 02:29 PM)
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Between the backlash of the first and coming out late in the 3DS life cycle it looks like DGS2 bombed as expected. Hope Shu Takumi lands on his feet. First Ghost Trick, then the crossover with Layton, and now this. Ghost Trick deserved to do so much better but unfortunately it bombed the hardest.
KratosEnergyDrink
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(08-09-2017, 02:29 PM)

Originally Posted by 13ruce

Awesome sales all around shame about Crash tho.
Expected more sales for Crash.

Why? Crash sales are good in countries with Crash nostalgia like UK, but I don't think crash was ever big in Japan? And it don't seems the game has much appeal outside the nostalgia based on the reviews I read.
13ruce
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(08-09-2017, 02:29 PM)

Originally Posted by KaneU

So the Switch sold almost 62k and it's still sold out everywhere, right?

Yup people still line up in Japan for a chance to buy the Switch.
Vena
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(08-09-2017, 02:30 PM)
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Originally Posted by sense

Expected a bit more from PS4 hardware but not bad nonetheless. Great 2nd week for dq11.

Much of the sustained behavior seems to have shifted to 3DS as we've heard from retail report right before and after launch. Which makes sense, it's much cheaper and more prevalent.
Reki
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(08-09-2017, 02:30 PM)
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Good Switch numbers. I hope 50-60k is the new baseline until holidays.

On the other hand, aren't those ARMS and BoTW numbers kind of... lacking? I thought new launches (like Splatoon 2) would mean better sales for other titles for one or two weeks at least.
Ridley327
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(08-09-2017, 02:30 PM)
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It seems like there's no hope in turning around the sales trajectory for Ace Attorney in Japan. Is that audience just not on handhelds anymore in the country?
Gotdatmoney
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(08-09-2017, 02:30 PM)

Originally Posted by KratosEnergyDrink

Why? Crash sales are good in countries with Crash nostalgia like UK, but I don't think crash was ever big in Japan? And it don't seems the game has much appeal outside the nostalgia based on the reviews I read.

The first 3 games sold around a million in Japan.

It launched near some big games though. Nay just have been bad timing for Japan. It may have legs.
Last edited by Gotdatmoney; 08-09-2017 at 02:32 PM.
Napalm_Frank
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(08-09-2017, 02:30 PM)
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Originally Posted by stanislavskov

Well, maybe Crash can still do well if it has legs? Still, it's an unmitigated success in the rest of the world, it would've been nice to see it move some PS4 units in Japan as well.

I doubt it has especially long legs if this is the start. But yeah, at least the west more than carries it, both the initial sales and legs.
Dark Cloud
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(08-09-2017, 02:32 PM)

Originally Posted by Reki

Good Switch numbers. I hope 50-60k is the new baseline until holidays.

On the other hand, aren't those ARMS and BoTW numbers kind of... lacking? I thought new launches (like Splatoon 2) would mean better sales for other titles for one or two weeks at least.

Idk why Japan won't buy Zelda more. I mean Nintendo even changed the structure of the game and it doesn't appeal to them compared to the rest of the world.
Chris1964
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(08-09-2017, 02:32 PM)

Originally Posted by KaneU

So the Switch sold almost 62k and it's still sold out everywhere, right?

Next week it could be over 100k and it will be still sold out.
FelipeMGM
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(08-09-2017, 02:32 PM)
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Is DQXI the biggest PS4 software in Japan already? The gap between PS4 & 3DS is impressive to me, its smaller than I would imagine

Poor Crash debut, but my boy good everywhere else
Last edited by FelipeMGM; 08-09-2017 at 02:39 PM.
Tizoc
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(08-09-2017, 02:32 PM)
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Originally Posted by notaskwid

Activision/sony did a pretty poor job promoting Crash in japan.

They needed the Crash Shake commercials back.
Raw64life
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(08-09-2017, 02:33 PM)
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Dragon Quest gonna pass 3 million easy. Well deserved.
dno_1966
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(08-09-2017, 02:33 PM)

Originally Posted by Reki

Good Switch numbers. I hope 50-60k is the new baseline until holidays.

On the other hand, aren't those ARMS and BoTW numbers kind of... lacking? I thought new launches (like Splatoon 2) would mean better sales for other titles for one or two weeks at least.

depends how much they would've dropped without the new launches??
The Last One
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(08-09-2017, 02:33 PM)
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Originally Posted by FelipeMGM

Is DQXI the biggest PS4 software in Japan already? The gap between PS4 & 3DS is impressive to me, its smaller than I would imagine

Poor Crash debut, but my boy good anywhere else

Yeah, it is. The gap is smaller than most people thought it would be.
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(08-09-2017, 02:33 PM)
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Crash did fine, dont know what you guys expected - DQ/Splatoon are still dominating obv. other games will have a more difficult time to shine.

Very nice to see 3DS/Switch and PS4 performing well.

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