Japanese Sales Chart: PS Vita Sales Hold Strong, PS4 Drops to Just 4,000

September 30, 2015 Written by Jason Dunning

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With the PlayStation 4 price drop in Japan arriving tomorrow, October 1, system sales last week took a nosedive, dropping by more than half to just 4,000.

Elsewhere, the top 20 best-selling games of the week saw many new PlayStation releases, with Utawarerumono: False Mask for PlayStation Vita debuting the highest and moving 26,200 copies. False Mask, along with fellow newcomers Genkai Tokki: Moero Crystal and Hakuouki: Shinkai Kaze no Shou, helped PS Vita hardware stay right around the 19,000 mark.

Here’s how each system sold, along with the top 20 selling retail games in Japan from September 21 – September 27, 2015, according to Media Create:

Games (Lifetime)

  1. Super Mario Maker (Wii U) – 52,396 (245,182)
  2. Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon (3DS) – 44,555 (196,379)
  3. Yo-kai Watch Busters: Red Cat Team/White Dog Squad (3DS) – 39,468 (1,566,740)
  4. Utawarerumono: False Mask (PS Vita) – 26,252
  5. Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer (3DS) – 21,785 (1,050,673)
  6. Splatoon (Wii U) – 20,736 (681,495)
  7. Genkai Tokki: Moero Crystal (PS Vita) – 18,721
  8. Utawarerumono: False Mask (PS4) – 18,635
  9. Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King (3DS) – 17,790 (776,665)
  10. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (PS4) – 15,158 (372,233)
  11. TV Anime The Idolmaster: Cinderella Girls G4U! Pack Vol. 5 (PS3) – 13,287
  12. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (PS3) – 11,217 (167,691)
  13. Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition (PS Vita) – 10,770 (343,434)
  14. Utawarerumono: False Mask (PS3) – 10,693
  15. Monster Hunter Diary: Poka Poka Airou Village DX (3DS) – 10,197 (83,687)
  16. Hakuouki: Shinkai Kaze no Shou (PS Vita) – 10,064
  17. The Witch and the Hundred Knight: Revival Edition (PS4) – 8,902
  18. Saint Seiya: Soldiers’ Soul (PS4) – 6,938
  19. Rhythm Heaven: The Best+ (3DS) – 6,830 (475,059)
  20. Resident Evil Revelations 2 (PS Vita) – 5,765 (21,698)

Systems (Previous Week)

  1. New 3DS LL – 21,765 (19,811)
  2. PlayStation Vita – 19,078 (19,471)
  3. Wii U – 18,024 (16,033)
  4. New 3DS – 5,069 (4,672)
  5. PlayStation 4 – 4,071 (8,375)
  6. PlayStation 3 – 2,630 (2,411)
  7. 3DS – 1,529 (1,527)
  8. PlayStation Vita TV – 790 (739)
  9. 3DS LL – 747 (729)
  10. Xbox One – 232 (737)

How big do you expect the PS4 to be this week, following the price drop?

[Source: 4Gamer via Gematsu]