Japanese Sales Chart: Dragon Quest Heroes Pushes PS4 Console Sales to #1

March 4, 2015 Written by Jason Dunning

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It was a huge launch week for Dragon Quest Heroes, with the new title selling 325,000 copies on PlayStation 3 and 269,000 on PlayStation 4, and combining to move nearly 595,000 units combined.

Because of this big new release, PS4 console sales jumped by over 21,000 to 46,000, making it the #1 system of the week. The PS3, meanwhile, only enjoyed a modest bump of 3,100 to finish up at 8,900.

Here’s how each system sold, along with the top 20 selling retail games in Japan between February 23 and March 1, 2015, according to Media Create:

Systems (Previous Week)

  1. PlayStation 4 – 46,139 (24,737)
  2. PlayStation Vita – 23,619 (35,203)
  3. New 3DS LL – 22,620 (23,466)
  4. PlayStation 3 – 8,926 (5,810)
  5. New 3DS – 8,515 (8,657)
  6. Wii U – 6,606 (6,070)
  7. 3DS – 2,795 (2,707)
  8. 3DS LL – 2,666 (3,343)
  9. PlayStation Vita TV – 838 (731)
  10. Xbox One – 703 (1,381)

Games (Lifetime)

  1. Dragon Quest Heroes (PS3) – 325,446
  2. Dragon Quest Heroes (PS4) – 269,303
  3. The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D (3DS) – 39,751 (341,997)
  4. God Eater 2: Rage Burst (PS Vita) – 37,650 (271,829)
  5. Yokai Watch 2: Shinuchi (3DS) – 16,443 (2,513,906)
  6. Pokemon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire (3DS) – 12,680 (2,537,857)
  7. Yuki Yuna is a Hero: Memory of the Forest (PS Vita) – 10,622
  8. Dragon Ball Xenoverse (PS3) – 8,249 (81,087)
  9. Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS (3DS) – 8,159 (2,165,812)
  10. The Seven Deadly Sins: Unjust Sin (3DS) – 7,631 (42,869)
  11. Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate (3DS) – 7,595 (2,485,659)
  12. God Eater 2: Rage Burst (PS4) – 7,405 (45,229)
  13. Diabolik Lovers: Dark Fate (PS Vita) – 7,263
  14. Parfait (PS Vita) – 5,697
  15. Samurai Warriors 4-II (PS3) – 5,008 (58,518)
  16. Dragon Ball Xenoverse (PS4) – 4,995 (59,438)
  17. Super Smash Bros. for Wii U (Wii U) – 4,936 (597,730)
  18. Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS) – 4,917 (3,928,335)
  19. Mario Kart 8 (Wii U) – 4,898 (925,990)
  20. The Order: 1886 (PS4) – 4,840 (29,863)

With Bloodborne, Disgaea 5, and more coming to PS4 this month, do you think it can stay at #1 all throughout March?

[Source: 4Gamer via Gematsu]