Forums - Sales Discussion - Famitsu Sales: Week 12, 2020 (Mar 16 - Mar 22)

Blood_Tears said:
160rmf said:
Is +500k the actual number for DQ XI S digital sales in Japan? That's seems way too high

That 500k is total sales amount of the game with digital and physical.

No, only physical sales, digital sales are not tracked there.



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How many of those were holiday releases?



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Bofferbrauer2 said:
Blood_Tears said:

That 500k is total sales amount of the game with digital and physical.

No, only physical sales, digital sales are not tracked there.

My bad, saw the "online" word in the sales data and got confused. They occasionally post the digital tracker in these threads from time to time so I just figured it was that. 



tbone51 said:
Top First 8 weeks in Japan

4.368.711 Pokemon BW (DS)
4.094.939 Monster Hunter (PSP)
3,794,000 DQIX (DS)
3.434.382 DQXI (3DS/PS4/NSW)
3.356.354 Pokemon XY (3DS)
3,235,861 DQVIII (PS2)
3.185.059 Pokemon SWSH (NSW)
2.774.747 SSBU (NSW)
2,286,977 ACNL (3DS)

That's missing a lot of older games. It seems Gold/Silver wins actually. Btw why 8 weeks?

[GMB] Pokemon Gold / Silver <RPG> (Nintendo) {1999.11.21} (¥3,800) - 4,364,868
[NDS] Pokemon Black / White # <RPG> (Pokemon Co.) {2010.09.18} (¥4,800) - 4,344,728
[PSP] Monster Hunter Freedom 3 # <ACT> (Capcom) {2010.12.01} (¥5,800) - 4,091,452
[NDS] Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies <RPG> (Square Enix) {2009.07.11} (¥5,980) - 3,765,460
[GBA] Pokemon Ruby / Sapphire <RPG> (Pokemon Co.) {2002.11.21} (¥4,800) - 3,732,991
[PS1] Dragon Quest VII: Warriors of Eden <RPG> (Enix) {2000.08.26} (¥7,800) - 3,644,302
[PS2] Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King <RPG> (Square Enix) {2004.11.27} (¥9,240) - 3,406,287
[PS1] Final Fantasy VIII <RPG> (Square) {1999.02.11} (¥7,800) - 3,369,290
[3DS] Pokemon X / Y # <RPG> (Pokemon Co.) {2013.10.12} (¥4,800) - 3,356,354
[NSW] Pokemon Sword / Shield # <RPG> (Pokemon Co.) {2019.11.15} (¥5,980) - 3,185,059
[NDS] Pokemon Diamond / Pearl <RPG> (Pokemon Co.) {2006.09.28} (¥4,800) - 3,161,145
[WII] New Super Mario Bros. Wii <ACT> (Nintendo) {2009.12.03} (¥5,800) - 3,118,457
[3DS] Monster Hunter 4 # <ACT> (Capcom) {2013.09.14} (¥5,990) - 3,022,872
[PS1] Final Fantasy VII <RPG> (Square) {1997.01.31} (¥6,800) - 2,903,895
[NDS] Pokemon Heart Gold / Soul Silver <RPG> (Pokemon Co.) {2009.09.12} (¥4,800) - 2,840,072
[NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate # <FTG> (Nintendo) {2018.12.07} (¥7,200) - 2,774,747
[3DS] Pokemon Omega Ruby / Alpha Sapphire # <RPG> (Pokemon Co.) {2014.11.21} (¥4,937) - 2,634,048
[PS1] Final Fantasy IX <RPG> (Square) {2000.07.07} (¥7,800) - 2,600,806
[NDS] Pokemon Black 2 / White 2 <RPG> (Pokemon Co.) {2012.06.23} (¥4,800) - 2,575,896
[3DS] Yo-kai Watch 2: Shin Uchi <RPG> (Level 5) {2014.12.13} (¥4,968) - 2,403,892
[3DS] Yo-kai Watch 2: Ganso / Honke <RPG> (Level 5) {2014.07.10} (¥4,968) - 2,321,463
[3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf # <ETC> (Nintendo) {2012.11.08} (¥4,800) - 2,286,977



Marth said:
How many of those were holiday releases?


4.094.939 Monster Hunter (PSP) released Dec
3.185.059 Pokemon SWSH (NSW) Nov
2.774.747 SSBU (NSW) Dec
2,286,977 ACNL (3DS) Nov



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theDX said:

That's missing a lot of older games. It seems Gold/Silver wins actually. Btw why 8 weeks?

[GMB] Pokemon Gold / Silver (Nintendo) {1999.11.21} (¥3,800) - 4,364,868
[NDS] Pokemon Black / White # (Pokemon Co.) {2010.09.18} (¥4,800) - 4,344,728
[PSP] Monster Hunter Freedom 3 # (Capcom) {2010.12.01} (¥5,800) - 4,091,452
[NDS] Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies (Square Enix) {2009.07.11} (¥5,980) - 3,765,460
[GBA] Pokemon Ruby / Sapphire (Pokemon Co.) {2002.11.21} (¥4,800) - 3,732,991
[PS1] Dragon Quest VII: Warriors of Eden (Enix) {2000.08.26} (¥7,800) - 3,644,302
[PS2] Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King (Square Enix) {2004.11.27} (¥9,240) - 3,406,287
[PS1] Final Fantasy VIII (Square) {1999.02.11} (¥7,800) - 3,369,290
[3DS] Pokemon X / Y # (Pokemon Co.) {2013.10.12} (¥4,800) - 3,356,354
[NSW] Pokemon Sword / Shield # (Pokemon Co.) {2019.11.15} (¥5,980) - 3,185,059
[NDS] Pokemon Diamond / Pearl (Pokemon Co.) {2006.09.28} (¥4,800) - 3,161,145
[WII] New Super Mario Bros. Wii (Nintendo) {2009.12.03} (¥5,800) - 3,118,457
[3DS] Monster Hunter 4 # (Capcom) {2013.09.14} (¥5,990) - 3,022,872
[PS1] Final Fantasy VII (Square) {1997.01.31} (¥6,800) - 2,903,895
[NDS] Pokemon Heart Gold / Soul Silver (Pokemon Co.) {2009.09.12} (¥4,800) - 2,840,072
[NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate # (Nintendo) {2018.12.07} (¥7,200) - 2,774,747
[3DS] Pokemon Omega Ruby / Alpha Sapphire # (Pokemon Co.) {2014.11.21} (¥4,937) - 2,634,048
[PS1] Final Fantasy IX (Square) {2000.07.07} (¥7,800) - 2,600,806
[NDS] Pokemon Black 2 / White 2 (Pokemon Co.) {2012.06.23} (¥4,800) - 2,575,896
[3DS] Yo-kai Watch 2: Shin Uchi (Level 5) {2014.12.13} (¥4,968) - 2,403,892
[3DS] Yo-kai Watch 2: Ganso / Honke (Level 5) {2014.07.10} (¥4,968) - 2,321,463
[3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf # (Nintendo) {2012.11.08} (¥4,800) - 2,286,977



are these first year sales?

to answer your question, to make a week by week comparison. 8 weeks seems good especially since most of those titles cover the holiday period



tbone51 said:



are these first year sales?

to answer your question, to make a week by week comparison. 8 weeks seems good especially since most of those titles cover the holiday period

[GMB] Pokemon Gold / Silver <RPG> (Nintendo) {1999.11.21} (¥3,800) - 1,425,768 / 1,425,768
[GMB] Pokemon Gold / Silver <RPG> (Nintendo) {1999.11.21} (¥3,800) - 438,280 / 1,864,049
[GMB] Pokemon Gold / Silver <RPG> (Nintendo) {1999.11.21} (¥3,800) - 453,500 / 2,317,549
[GMB] Pokemon Gold / Silver <RPG> (Nintendo) {1999.11.21} (¥3,800) - 301,003 / 2,618,551
[GMB] Pokemon Gold / Silver <RPG> (Nintendo) {1999.11.21} (¥3,800) - 436,828 / 3,055,379
[GMB] Pokemon Gold / Silver <RPG> (Nintendo) {1999.11.21} (¥3,800) - 573,427 / 3,628,627
[GMB] Pokemon Gold / Silver <RPG> (Nintendo) {1999.11.21} (¥3,800) - 477,507 / 4,106,134
[GMB] Pokemon Gold / Silver <RPG> (Nintendo) {1999.11.21} (¥3,800) - 258,734 / 4,364,868



theDX said:
tbone51 said:



are these first year sales?

to answer your question, to make a week by week comparison. 8 weeks seems good especially since most of those titles cover the holiday period

[GMB] Pokemon Gold / Silver (Nintendo) {1999.11.21} (¥3,800) - 1,425,768 / 1,425,768
[GMB] Pokemon Gold / Silver (Nintendo) {1999.11.21} (¥3,800) - 438,280 / 1,864,049
[GMB] Pokemon Gold / Silver (Nintendo) {1999.11.21} (¥3,800) - 453,500 / 2,317,549
[GMB] Pokemon Gold / Silver (Nintendo) {1999.11.21} (¥3,800) - 301,003 / 2,618,551
[GMB] Pokemon Gold / Silver (Nintendo) {1999.11.21} (¥3,800) - 436,828 / 3,055,379
[GMB] Pokemon Gold / Silver (Nintendo) {1999.11.21} (¥3,800) - 573,427 / 3,628,627
[GMB] Pokemon Gold / Silver (Nintendo) {1999.11.21} (¥3,800) - 477,507 / 4,106,134
[GMB] Pokemon Gold / Silver (Nintendo) {1999.11.21} (¥3,800) - 258,734 / 4,364,868

woah woah hold the phone! Is that really the first 8 weeks? Can I see the source. I want to see how far it went lol  that’s amazing



Ignoring this "first 8 weeks" thing, anyone got a list of, say, the top 20 best selling games in Japan lifetime?



curl-6 said:

Ignoring this "first 8 weeks" thing, anyone got a list of, say, the top 20 best selling games in Japan lifetime?

https://sites.google.com/site/gamedatalibrary/game-search



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