Japanese Sales Chart: PS4 Wins Another Week, Divinity Is the Biggest New Release

April 20, 2016 Written by Jason Dunning

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In a down week all around, Yo-kai Sangokushi and Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3 for 3DS were the only titles to sell over 9,000 copies, finishing in 1st and 2nd on the software chart. Dark Souls 3 and Far Cry Primal on PlayStation 4 then battled it out for third place, with Dark Souls 3 winning by just 28 copies.

As for new releases, Divinity: Original Sin Enhanced Edition on PS4 debuted in 8th, moving 6,200 copies. Further down the chart, Republique and Skullgirls 2nd Encore on PS4 placed in 16th and 17th, respectively.

Despite the slow week, PS4 hardware sales remained over 20,000, giving the console another first place finish.

Here’s how each system sold, along with the top 20 selling retail games in Japan from April 11 – 17, 2016, according to Media Create:

Games (Lifetime)

  1. Yo-kai Sangokushi (3DS) – 41,768 (401,481)
  2. Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3 (3DS) – 24,489 (541,635)
  3. Dark Souls 3 (PS4) – 8,833 (267,654)
  4. Far Cry Primal (PS4) – 8,805 (34,107)
  5. Disney Art Academy (3DS) – 8,453 (26,170)
  6. Splatoon (Wii U) – 6,717 (1,332,219)
  7. Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition (PS Vita) – 6,451 (737,304)
  8. Divinity: Original Sin Enhanced Edition (PS4) – 6,179
  9. Super Mario Maker (Wii U) – 5,973 (846,096)
  10. Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (3DS) – 4,388 (140,536)
  11. Pokken Tournament (Wii U) – 4,348 (124,715)
  12. Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X (PS Vita) – 3,797 (87,931)
  13. Animal Crossing: New Leaf (Happy Price Selection) (3DS) – 3,603 (31,095)
  14. Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness (PS4) – 3,495 (126,903)
  15. Assassination Classroom: Assassin Training Plan (3DS) – 3,261 (38,113)
  16. Republique (PS4) – 3,156
  17. Skullgirls 2nd Encore (PS4) – 2,678
  18. The Division (PS4) – 2,333 (125,615)
  19. Nobunaga’s Ambition: Sphere of Influence Sengoku Risshiden (PS4) – 2,206 (30,538)
  20. Pokemon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire (3DS) – 2,151 (2,789,955)

Systems (Previous Week)

  1. PlayStation 4 – 20,257 (23,889)
  2. New 3DS LL – 14,573 (18,042)
  3. PlayStation Vita – 12,337 (13,278)
  4. Wii U – 6,091 (4,963)
  5. New 3DS – 3,677 (4,420)
  6. PlayStation 3 – 1,220 (1,296)
  7. 3DS – 1,211 (1,411)
  8. 3DS LL – 196 (242)
  9. Xbox One – 142 (212)

Do you think Star Ocean will reach 150,000 copies sold before it’s off the chart?

[Source: 4Gamer via Gematsu]