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Forums - Sales Discussion - Famitsu sales: Week 40, 2021 - (27th Sept - 3rd Oct)

04./00. [PS4] Melty Blood: Type Lumina # (Delight Works) {2021.09.30} (¥6.800) – 18.833 / NEW
06./00. [NSW] Melty Blood: Type Lumina # (Delight Works) {2021.09.30} (¥6.800) – 11.604 / NEW

Pretty sad to see another same day launch fail to surpass the PS4 version, currently a dead console. Maybe quite a few Switches went to China.



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Doctor_MG said:
Alex747 said:

Let's compare software sales of both the PS5 and WiiU to get an idea about the PS5 artificial hardware sales.

15 (all) PS5 games across 9 months of sales
-23./17. [PS5] Resident Evil Village # (Capcom) {2021.05.08} (Â¥7.990) - 53.953
-29./00. [PS5] Demon's Souls (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2020.11.12} (Â¥7.900) 51.796
-28./00. [PS5] Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales # (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2020.11.12} (Â¥5.900) - 43.692
-19./02. [PS5] Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade (Square Enix) {2021.06.10} (Â¥8.980) - 23.491
-17./03. [PS5] Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2021.06.11} (Â¥7.900) - 17.850
-28./19. [PS5] Judgment (Sega) {2021.04.23} (Â¥1.800) - 14.749
-05./00. [PS5] Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2021.08.20} (Â¥7.900) - 13.745 / NEW
-26./09. [PS5] Scarlet Nexus (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2021.06.24} (Â¥8.200) - 12.785
-23./15. [PS5] Returnal (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2021.04.30} (Â¥7.900) - 9.148
-19./00. [PS5] Call of Duty: Black Ops - Cold War (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2020.11.13} (Â¥8.800) - 6.045 / NEW
-21./00. [PS5] Godfall # (Playism) {2020.11.12} (Â¥7.900) - 5.342 / NEW
-25./00. [PS5] Assassin's Creed: Valhalla # (Ubisoft) {2020.11.12} (Â¥8.400) - 4.227 / NEW
-22./00. [PS5] Guilty Gear: Strive # (Arc System Works) {2021.06.11} (Â¥7.800) - 3.547 / NEW
-19./00. [PS5] Yakuza: Like a Dragon (Sega) {2021.03.02} (Â¥5.990) - 2.861 / NEW
-20./00. [PS5] Outriders (Square Enix) {2021.04.01} (Â¥7.980) - 2.431 / NEW
Total: 265,662

Two of Wii U's games just on launch day
-02./00. [WIU] New Super Mario Bros. U (Nintendo) {2012.12.08} (Â¥5.985) - 163.528 / NEW
-04./00. [WIU] Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate # (Capcom) {2012.12.08} (Â¥4.800) - 106.388 / NEW
Total: 269.916


I'm not sure what you mean about artificial hardware sales, but I also think that digital cannot be discounted. The Wii U as a platform did not have strong digital sales, but the PS4 (and subsequently the PS5) do. That said, even if digital/physical is a 50/50 split, the PS5 is still underperforming. 

Japan has a 50/50 split where?



Farsala said:

04./00. [PS4] Melty Blood: Type Lumina # (Delight Works) {2021.09.30} (¥6.800) – 18.833 / NEW
06./00. [NSW] Melty Blood: Type Lumina # (Delight Works) {2021.09.30} (¥6.800) – 11.604 / NEW

Pretty sad to see another same day launch fail to surpass the PS4 version, currently a dead console. Maybe quite a few Switches went to China.

Kinda doesn't matter, because the Switch games always have better legs.



The_Liquid_Laser said:
Farsala said:

04./00. [PS4] Melty Blood: Type Lumina # (Delight Works) {2021.09.30} (¥6.800) – 18.833 / NEW
06./00. [NSW] Melty Blood: Type Lumina # (Delight Works) {2021.09.30} (¥6.800) – 11.604 / NEW

Pretty sad to see another same day launch fail to surpass the PS4 version, currently a dead console. Maybe quite a few Switches went to China.

Kinda doesn't matter, because the Switch games always have better legs.

I certainly hope so as the Switch is now closing in on a 2.5x install base lead, a lead that will only grow as the PS4 has been replaced by the PS5.



noshten said:

As expected the franchise is going to struggle to reach 75K this year, so over 25% decline YoY since they launched  Hajimari no Kiseki last year which debuted with 83K and managed over 104K lifetime sales. I don't think Kuro no Kiseki will be above 10K next week as the second weeks of Falcom games are usually over 80% drops. 

imagine being a domestic focused dev that still only realeses on PS at this point.

like come on, it doesn't even make finantial sense!

go steam, or switch, hell even mobile, or try to capture the western fanbase. even going for the latter there is almost no reason for a less then triple A dev(who can actually leverage the power difference) to go PS only...



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The calm before the OLED storm.
PS5 less than half last week, Xbox Series significantly up. Guess some new supply arrived for the latter but not the former.
PS4 is a zombie at this point and all but spent in terms of hardware sales, but the 9 million or so Japanese gamers who have one seem quite content to keep playing it for now.



Bet with Liquidlaser: I say PS5 and Xbox Series will sell more than 56 million combined by the end of 2023.

Agente42 said:

Japan has a 50/50 split where?

You misunderstood. I'm not saying they do. I'm saying even if that was the case, which I doubt it is. 



Hardware sales

Sorry, but I must ask, where this table came from?  



Top 30: https://nintendoeverything.com/famitsu-software-sales-9-27-21-10-3-21-top-30/

1. [PS4] The Legend of Heroes: Kuro no Kiseki – 50,114 / NEW
2. [PS4] FIFA 22 – 25,936 / NEW
3. [PS4] Lost Judgment – 20,393 / 132,245
4. [PS4] Melty Blood: Type Lumina – 18,833 / NEW
5. [NSW] FIFA 22 Nintendo Switch Legacy Edition – 13,385 / NEW
6. [NSW] Melty Blood: Type Lumina – 11,604 / NEW
7. [NSW] WarioWare: Get It Together! – 10,862 / 137,179
8. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – 10,005 / 4,073,252
9. [NSW] Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot + A New Power Awakens Set – 9,897 / 51,971
10. [NSW] Minecraft – 9,611 / 2,214,466

11. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure – 8,262 / 2,851,394
12. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – 7,786 / 4,439,018
13. [PS4] Tales of Arise – 7,337 / 207,005
14. [PS5] FIFA 22 – 6,984 / NEW
15. [NSW] Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! – 5,890 / 2,387,572
16. [NSW] B-Project: Ryuusei Fantasia – 5,387 / NEW
17. [NSW] Pokemon Sword/Shield – 5,342 / 4,152,599
18. [NSW] Alice in the Country of Hearts: Wonderful White World – 4,746 / NEW
19. [NSW] Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury – 4,422 / 895,003
20. [NSW] Animal Crossing: New Horizons – 4,066 / 6,891,924
21. [NSW] Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics – 3,638 / 807,740
22. [NSW] Splatoon 2 – 3,523 / 3,952,336
23. [NSW] Super Mario Party – 3,510 / 1,998,511
24. [PS5] Lost Judgment – 3,433 / 36,584
25. [PS4] Judgment (New Price Version) – 3,284 / 50,243
26. [NSW] Zelda: Breath of the Wild – 3,104 / 1,880,963
27. [NSW] Tsukihime: A Piece of Blue Glass Moon – 2,456 / 89,916
28. [NSW] Game Builder Garage – 2,167 / 241,345
29. [NSW] eBaseball Pro Baseball Spirits 2021: Grand Slam – 1,985 / 195,906
30. [NSW] Hades – 1,982 / NEW

NS - 22

PS4 - 6

PS5 - 2



Bet with Liquidlaser: I say PS5 and Xbox Series will sell more than 56 million combined by the end of 2023.

rodea_sky_soldier said:

Hardware sales

Sorry, but I must ask, where this table came from?  

I know, but don´t know if  I can say... Now the new forum only alow sneak peek and the moderators, let's say... installing the foundation of the new base