Japanese Sales Chart: Uncharted 4 Helps PS4 Win Another Week

May 18, 2016 Written by Jason Dunning

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Just like in the UK, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End topped the chart in Japan, moving 129,000 copies in its first week.

Looking at past Uncharted games in Japan, Game Data Museum says Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception saw 122,500 sales during launch week, Uncharted 2: Among Thieves saw 55,000, and Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune saw 16,900.

Meanwhile, tt was a down week all around for hardware, but the PlayStation 4 remained in first place, moving 23,200 units.

Here’s how each system sold, along with the top 20 selling retail games in Japan from May 9 – 15, 2016, according to Media Create:

Games (Lifetime)

  1. Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End (PS4) – 128,725
  2. Kirby: Planet Robobot (3DS) – 24,298 (248,951)
  3. Yo-kai Sangokushi (3DS) – 10,696 (509,579)
  4. Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2016 (PS Vita) – 9,510 (119,310)
  5. Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2016 (PS4) – 8,473 (134,391)
  6. Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2016 (PS3) – 5,928 (76,440)
  7. Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3 (3DS) – 5,767 (592,321)
  8. Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition (PS Vita) – 5,693 (768,532)
  9. Splatoon (Wii U) – 5,237 (1,362,230)
  10. Super Mario Maker (Wii U) – 4,030 (874,405)
  11. Dying Light: The Following (PS4) – 2,759 (13,218)
  12. Dark Souls 3 (PS4) – 2,642 (289,586)
  13. Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness (PS3) – 2,574 (27,875)
  14. Animal Crossing: New Leaf Happy Price Selection (3DS) – 2,498 (45,601)
  15. One Piece: Burning Blood (PS Vita) – 2,471 (51,528)
  16. Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (3DS) – 2,417 (158,729)
  17. One Piece: Burning Blood (PS4) – 2,301 (52,592)
  18. Star Fox Zero/Star Fox Guard Double Pack (Wii U) – 2,214 (32,442)
  19. Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition (PS4) – 2,196 (92,165)
  20. Grand Theft Auto V Low Price Version (PS4) – 2,194 (108,023)

Systems (Previous Week)

  1. PlayStation 4 – 23,239 (24,880)
  2. New 3DS LL – 13,623 (19,675)
  3. PlayStation Vita – 12,299 (18,090)
  4. Wii U – 3,896 (7,224)
  5. New 3DS – 3,021 (5,187)
  6. PlayStation 3 – 997 (1,340)
  7. 3DS – 823 (1,209)
  8. 3DS LL – 128 (171)
  9. Xbox One – 115 (60)

What do you think of Uncharted 4’s debut in Japan?

[Source: 4Gamer, Game Data Museum via Gematsu]