Japanese Sales Chart: PS4 Sales Rise by 42,000, PlayStation Rules Top 5 in Software

October 7, 2015 Written by Jason Dunning

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As you may have guessed, PlayStation 4 console sales skyrocketed after a couple slow weeks, with the new price drop helping it rise by over 42,000 and moving a total of 46,000 units.

Over in software, it was a huge week for new PlayStation games, with Tokyo Xanadu on PlayStation Vita finishing #1 with nearly 89,000 sold. Rounding out the top five are Pro Evolution Soccer 2016 for PlayStation 3 and PS4 moving a combined 87,500, and Yoru no Nai Kuni for PS4 and PS Vita selling a total of 68,800.

Here’s how each system sold, along with the top 20 selling retail games in Japan from September 28 – October 4, 2015, according to Media Create:

Games (Lifetime)

  1. Tokyo Xanadu (PS Vita) – 88,879
  2. Pro Evolution Soccer 2016 (PS3) – 48,473
  3. Pro Evolution Soccer 2016 (PS4) – 39,017
  4. Yoru no Nai Kuni (PS4) – 35,907
  5. Yoru no Nai Kuni (PS Vita) – 32,904
  6. Yo-kai Watch Busters: Red Cat Team/White Dog Squad (3DS) – 32,676 (1,599,416)
  7. Picross 3D 2 (3DS) – 30,468
  8. Super Mario Maker (Wii U) – 30,150 (275,332)
  9. Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon (3DS) – 19,355 (215,733)
  10. Splatoon (Wii U) – 14,958 (696,454)
  11. Mad Max (PS4) – 14,458
  12. Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer (3DS) – 14,347 (1,065,020)
  13. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (PS4) – 13,938 (386,171)
  14. Yoru no Nai Kuni (PS3) – 10,416
  15. Tokyo Ghoul: Jail (PS Vita) – 10,390
  16. Arslan: The Warriors of Legend (PS3) – 10,337
  17. Arslan: The Warriors of Legend (PS4) – 10,034
  18. Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King (3DS) – 8,921 (785,585)
  19. Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition (PS Vita) – 8,164 (351,598)
  20. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (PS3) – 6,998 (174,689)

Systems (Previous Week)

  1. PlayStation 4 – 46,177 (4,071)
  2. New 3DS LL – 18,136 (21,765)
  3. PlayStation Vita – 15,237 (19,078)
  4. Wii U – 12,843 (18,024)
  5. New 3DS – 4,367 (5,069)
  6. PlayStation 3 – 2,088 (2,630)
  7. 3DS – 1,160 (1,529)
  8. PlayStation Vita TV – 761 (790)
  9. 3DS LL – 587 (747)
  10. Xbox One – 203 (232)

How many units do you expect the PS4 to sell this week?

[Source: 4Gamer via Gematsu]