Japanese Sales Chart: No Man’s Sky Debuts in 3rd, PS4 Sales Drop Below 6,000

August 31, 2016 Written by Jason Dunning

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Even though it was a busy week for new releases, nothing could stop Yo-kai Watch 3 from topping the chart yet again, moving 32,000 copies. The previous #1, Tales of Berseria for PlayStation 4, fell to 2nd in its second week, selling 24,000 copies.

As for those new releases, No Man’s Sky for PS4 debuted in 3rd overall with 22,000 sold. Right behind it was The King of Fighters XIV for PS4 at 21,000 sold. Although there were also numerous other PlayStation games in the top 10, hardware plummeted last week, with the Vita dropping to 9,000 and the PS4 dropping to 6,000 (likely due to a lack of stock ahead of the impending PS4 Slim announcement).

Here’s how each system sold, along with the top 20 selling retail games in Japan from August 22 – 28, 2016, according to Media Create:

Games (Lifetime)

  1. Yo-kai Watch 3: Sushi/Tempura (3DS) – 32,460 (1,152,838)
  2. Tales of Berseria (PS4) – 24,057 (197,593)
  3. No Man’s Sky (PS4) – 22,200
  4. The King of Fighters XIXV (PS4) – 20,655
  5. Sengoku Otome: Legend Battle (PSV) – 16,054
  6. Sengoku Basara: Sanada Yukimura-Den (PS4) – 15,592
  7. Tales of Berseria (PS3) – 15,262 (91,447)
  8. Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X (PS4) – 12,915
  9. Sengoku Basara: Sanada Yukimura-Den (PS3) – 11,796
  10. Dragon Ball Fusions (3DS) – 10,827 (138,479)
  11. Puzzle & Dragons X: Kami no Shou/Ryuu no Shou (3DS) – 10,372 (154,477)
  12. Kirby: Planet Robobot (3DS) – 8,147 (415,444)
  13. Minecraft: Wii U Edition (Wii U) – 8,003 (99,412)
  14. Pokemon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire (3DS) – 6,914 (2,878,174)
  15. Azure Striker Gunvolt: Striker Pack (3DS) – 6,426
  16. Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (3DS) – 5,301 (228,811)
  17. Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition (PSV) – 5,114 (859,174)
  18. Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (Wii U) – 4,810 (86,256)
  19. Beast and Princess (PSV) – 4,765
  20. Splatoon (Wii U) – 4,441 (1,456,508)

Systems (Previous Week)

  1. New 3DS LL – 19,300 (22,437)
  2. PlayStation Vita – 8,923 (10,027)
  3. PlayStation 4 – 5,812(17,596)
  4. Wii U – 4,519 (4,702)
  5. New 3DS – 4,460 (5,400)
  6. PlayStation 3 – 1,067 (1,192)
  7. 3DS – 520 (835)
  8. 3DS LL – 179 (135)
  9. Xbox One – 50 (52)

How low do you think PS4 sales will go before the Slim is announced?

[Source: 4Gamer via Gematsu]