Japanese Sales Chart: PS4 Beats PS Vita By 25 Units, Alien: Isolation Sells 6,200 in Debut

June 17, 2015 Written by Jason Dunning

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Following the strong debuts of Rhythm Heaven: The Best+ and Dragon Ball Z: Extreme Butoden on 3DS, and the continued legs of Splatoon, The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky Evolution marked the biggest PlayStation launch in Japan last week, finishing in 4th and moving 20,484 copies.

Elsewhere, Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition is just shy of crossing 200,000 sold lifetime, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt on PlayStation 4 is nearing 112,000 lifetime, and the PS4 version of Alien: Isolation debuted to 6,227 sold.

As for hardware, the 3DS and Wii U finished in first and second, respectively, while the PS4 managed to defeat the PS Vita by 25 units to claim third place.

Here’s how each system sold, along with the top 20 selling retail games in Japan from June 8 – 14, 2015, according to Media Create:

Games (Lifetime)

  1. Rhythm Heaven: The Best+ (3DS) – 157,591
  2. Dragon Ball Z: Extreme Butoden (3DS) – 74,660
  3. Splatoon (Wii U) – 53,198 (266,929)
  4. The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky Evolution (PS Vita) – 20,484
  5. Mario Kart 8 (Wii U) – 9,661 (1,029,263)
  6. Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition (PS Vita) – 9,657 (199,989)
  7. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (PS4) – 8,723 (111,834)
  8. Alien: Isolation (PS4) – 6,227
  9. Shiren the Wanderer 5 Plus (PS Vita) – 6,070 (22,295)
  10. Girls Mode 3: Kira Kira Code (3DS) – 4,891 (151,194)
  11. Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bros. Edition (3DS) – 4,698 (263,127)
  12. Beast Master and Prince: Flower & Snow (PS Vita) – 4,054
  13. Pokemon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire (3DS) – 3,914 (2,639,104)
  14. Stella Glow (3DS) – 3,306 (16,638)
  15. Assassination Classroom: Grand Siege on Kurosensei (3DS) – 3,277 (83,774)
  16. Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX (3DS) – 3,175 (51,484)
  17. Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS (3DS) – 2,999 (2,243,532)
  18. Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS) – 2,517 (3,982,813)
  19. Natsuiro High School: Seishun Hakusho (PS3) – 2,148 (8,920)
  20. Yo-Kai Watch 2: Shinuchi (3DS) – 2,122 (2,615,158)

Systems (Previous Week)

  1. New 3DS LL – 19,620 (10,677)
  2. Wii U – 16,413 (21,169)
  3. PlayStation 4 – 10,822 (11,763)
  4. PlayStation Vita – 10,797 (10,829)
  5. New 3DS – 4,329 (4,086)
  6. PlayStation 3 – 2,633 (2,716)
  7. 3DS – 943 (2,089)
  8. 3DS LL – 880 (1,039)
  9. PlayStation Vita TV – 566 (610)
  10. Xbox One – 100 (219)

This week in Japan sees the Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition.

[Source: 4Gamer via Gematsu]