Japanese Sales Chart: Dragon Quest Heroes, PS4 Repeat at #1

March 11, 2015 Written by Jason Dunning

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Continuing on from its success during launch week, Dragon Quest Heroes on PlayStation 3 repeated as the #1 game in Japan last week, moving 67,000 copies. The PlayStation 4 version, meanwhile, sold 35,000 copies and is now over 300,000 in two weeks.

Elsewhere, Evolve for PS4 debuted in 7th with 16,800 copies sold.

For hardware sales, all PlayStation platforms were down, though the PS4 did stay atop the charts by selling 33,700 units.

Here’s how each system sold, along with the top 20 selling retail games in Japan from March 2 – 8, 2015, according to Media Create:

Systems (Previous Week)

  1. PlayStation 4 – 33,753 (46,139)
  2. New 3DS LL – 21,402 (22,620)
  3. PlayStation Vita – 19,757 (23,619)
  4. New 3DS – 7,661 (8,515)
  5. PlayStation 3 – 7,645 (8,926)
  6. Wii U – 7,379 (6,606)
  7. 3DS – 2,566 (2,795)
  8. 3DS LL – 2,321 (2,666)
  9. PlayStation Vita TV – 621 (838)
  10. Xbox One – 445 (703)

Games (Lifetime)

  1. Dragon Quest Heroes (PS3) – 67,514 (392,960)
  2. Etrian Mystery Dungeon (3DS) – 65,226
  3. Dragon Quest Heroes (PS4) – 35,425 (304,729)
  4. The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D (3DS) – 23,764 (365,761)
  5. New Prince of Tennis: Go to the Top (3DS) – 22,568
  6. God Eater 2: Rage Burst (PS Vita) – 17,710 (289,539)
  7. Evolve (PS4) – 16,851
  8. Yokai Watch 2: Shinuchi (3DS) – 14,278 (2,528,184)
  9. LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins (3DS) – 13,284
  10. Pokemon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire (3DS) – 11,297 (2,549,155)
  11. Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS (3DS) – 7,431 (2,173,243)
  12. Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate (3DS) – 6,673 (2,492,332)
  13. Dragon Ball Xenoverse (PS3) – 5,787 (86,874)
  14. River City Super Sports Challenge: All-Star Special (PS3) – 5,473
  15. Mario Kart 8 (Wii U) – 5,342 (931,332)
  16. Diabolik Lovers: Dark Fate (PS Vita) – 4,902 (12,164)
  17. Super Smash Bros. for Wii U (Wii U) – 4,829 (602,560)
  18. Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS) – 4,671 (3,933,006)
  19. Doraemon Shin Nobita no Daimakyo: Peko to 5-nin no Tankentai (3DS) – 4,663
  20. God Eater 2: Rage Burst (PS4) – 3,654 (48,883)

 What do you think of Evolve’s launch week sales?

[Source: 4Gamer via Gematsu]