Japanese Sales Chart: Ys VIII Debuts in 2nd, Can’t Beat Yo-Kai Watch 3

July 27, 2016 Written by Jason Dunning

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Continuing on from its big launch week, Yo-kai Watch 3 repeated at #1, moving another 169,000 copies. This means Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana for PlayStation Vita settled for 2nd in its debut week, selling 44,000 copies.

Other new releases include Black Rose Valkyrie for PlayStation 4 in 4th, New Interpretation Stranger of Sword City for PS Vita in 8th, and 7’scarlet for PS Vita in 16th.

Since the PS4 and PS Vita only changed by a few hundred units compared to the previous week, the New 3DS LL was able to remain in 1st in hardware with 21,400 sold.

Here’s how each system sold, along with the top 20 selling retail games in Japan from July 18 – July 24, 2016, according to Media Create:

Games (Lifetime)

  1. Yo-kai Watch 3: Sushi/Tempura (3DS) – 168,782 (800,918)
  2. Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana (PSV) – 43,753
  3. Sumikko Gurashi Mura wo Tsukurun Desu (3DS) – 20,616
  4. Black Rose Valkyrie (PS4) – 12,682
  5. Minecraft: Wii U Edition (Wii U) – 8,383 (59,339)
  6. Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (Wii U) – 7,502 (53,938)
  7. Splatoon (Wii U) – 7,305 (1,430,562)
  8. New Interpretation Stranger of Sword City (PSV) – 7,248
  9. Pokemon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire (3DS) – 7,143 (2,830,996)
  10. Kirby: Planet Robobot (3DS) – 6,087 (356,474)
  11. Story of Seasons: Trio of Towns (3DS) – 6,082 (162,565)
  12. Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition (PSV) – 5,744 (829,979)
  13. Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (3DS) – 4,635 (196,161)
  14. Overwatch (PS4) – 4,184 (124,706)
  15. Taiko Drum Master: Doko Don! Mystery Adventure (3DS) – 3,252 (64,433)
  16. 7’scarlet (PSV) – 3,128
  17. Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2016 (PSV) – 2,961 (159,388)
  18. Grand Theft Auto V (4,990 yen Version) (PS4) – 2,832 (136,399)
  19. Culdcept Revolt (3DS) – 2,812 (38,651)
  20. Coven and Labyrinth of Refrain (PSV) – 2,733 (42,519)

Systems (Previous Week)

  1. New 3DS LL – 21,463 (23,382)
  2. PlayStation 4 – 20,021 (20,395)
  3. PlayStation Vita – 11,363 (10,991)
  4. Wii U – 5,864 (7,601)
  5. New 3DS – 4,355 (3,665)
  6. PlayStation 3 – 1,006 (1,045)
  7. 3DS – 725 (653)
  8. 3DS LL – 189 (106)
  9. Xbox One – 55 (63)

Do you think the PS4 will be back on top this week?

[Source: 4Gamer, Play-Asia via Gematsu]