Japanese Sales Chart: PS4 Continues Its Reign in 1st, The Phantom Pain Crosses 400,000 on PS4

October 21, 2015Written by Jason Dunning

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For a third straight week since its price dropped, the PlayStation 4 was first in hardware sales, dropping by just a few thousand units week-over-week to finish at 25,700. This places it well ahead of the New 3DS LL in 2nd, which remained steady at 17,900.

Over in software, 7th Dragon III Code: VFD for 3DS took home top spot after debuting at 72,500, while Extreme Dimension Tag Blanc + Neptune VS Zombie Army on PlayStation Vita opened in 4th with 20,000 sold.

There was also a big milestone reached last week, with the PS4 version of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain crossing 400,000 lifetime.

Here’s how each system sold, along with the top 20 selling retail games in Japan from October 12 – 18, 2015, according to Media Create:

Games (Lifetime)

  1. 7th Dragon III Code: VFD (3DS) – 72,477
  2. Yo-kai Watch Busters: Red Cat Team/White Dog Squad (3DS) – 26,512 (1,654,171)
  3. Super Mario Maker (Wii U) – 21,357 (321,222)
  4. Extreme Dimension Tag Blanc + Neptune VS Zombie Army (PS Vita) – 19,990
  5. Splatoon (Wii U) – 14,680 (724,319)
  6. Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer (3DS) – 12,696 (1,090,279)
  7. Pro Evolution Soccer 2016 (PS3) – 9,665 (75,971)
  8. Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon (3DS) – 9,447 (237,092)
  9. Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition (PS Vita) – 8,544 (367,716)
  10. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (PS4) – 8,224 (406,776)
  11. Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection (PS4) – 7,743 (32,610)
  12. Tokyo Xanadu (PS Vita) – 7,627 (112,041)
  13. Pro Evolution Soccer 2016 (PS4) – 7,617 (59,242)
  14. Picross 3D 2 (3DS) – 7,475 (52,241)
  15. Chibi-Robo: Zip Lash (3DS) – 7,339 (21,436)
  16. Pro Yakyuu Famista Returns (3DS) – 6,930 (32,527)
  17. Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King (3DS) – 5,304 (796,835)
  18. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (PS3) – 5,008 (186,479)
  19. FIFA 16 (PS4) – 4,810 (25,719)
  20. Rhythm Heaven: The Best+ (3DS) – 3,979 (487,687)

Systems (Previous Week)

  1. PlayStation 4 – 25,699 (30,349)
  2. New 3DS LL – 17,881 (17,856)
  3. PlayStation Vita – 14,546 (14,368)
  4. Wii U – 11,658 (11,594)
  5. New 3DS – 4,514 (4,031)
  6. PlayStation 3 – 2,105 (1,929)
  7. 3DS – 1,232 (1,131)
  8. PlayStation Vita TV – 696 (670)
  9. 3DS LL – 625 (548)
  10. Xbox One – 438 (224)

How much longer do you think the PS4 will stay at #1?

[Source: 4Gamer via Gematsu]