Japanese Sales Chart: PS4, Persona 5 Continue to Sell Well

September 28, 2016 Written by Jason Dunning

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Despite dropping by 220,000 week-on-week, Persona 5 for PlayStation 4 still managed to finished in second place on the software chart in Japan last week, moving another 45,000 copies and bringing its total so far to 310,000. The PS4, meanwhile, dropped by over 46,000 in the week following the Slim launch, but it was once again #1 in hardware by a wide margin, selling nearly 50,000 units.

In terms of new releases, Utawarerumono: The Two Hakuoros for PS4, PS3, and PS Vita combined to sell over 97,000 copies, while One Piece: Great Pirate Colosseum for PS Vita moved 9,100 copies.

Here’s how each system sold, along with the top 20 selling retail games in Japan from September 19 – September 25, 2016, according to Media Create:

Games (Lifetime)

  1. Utawarerumono: The Two Hakuoros (PSV) – 47,363
  2. Persona 5 (PS4) – 45,178 (309,971)
  3. Utawarerumono: The Two Hakuoros (PS4) – 38,507
  4. Yo-kai Watch 3: Sushi/Tempura (3DS) – 20,842 (1,245,218)
  5. Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 (PS4) – 16,446 (82,483)
  6. Persona 5 (PS3) – 14,771 (87,744)
  7. Utawarerumono: The Two Hakuoros (PS3) – 11,248
  8. Minecraft: Wii U Edition (Wii U) – 9,117 (130,912)
  9. One Piece: Great Pirate Colosseum (PSV) – 9,097
  10. Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 (PS3) – 8,703 (43,205)
  11. Dragon Ball Fusions (3DS) – 6,058 (165,696)
  12. Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition (PSV) – 5,959 (880,325)
  13. Kirby: Planet Robobot (3DS) – 5,691 (439,426)
  14. Puzzle & Dragons X: Kami no Shou/Ryuu no Shou (3DS) – 5,403 (180,356)
  15. Chou Sentouchuu: Kyuukyoku no Shinobu to Battle Player Choujou Kessen (3DS) – 4,804 (11,394)
  16. Pokemon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire (3DS) – 4,575 (2,899,251)
  17. Grand Theft Auto V (Low Price Version) (PS4) – 4,312 (164,912)
  18. Animal Crossing: New Leaf (Happy Price Selection) (3DS) – 3,929 (97,110)
  19. Splatoon (Wii U) – 3,892 (1,472,704)
  20. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Game of the Year Edition (PS4) – 3,130 (25,041)

Systems (Previous Week)

  1. PlayStation 4 – 49,652 (96,433)
  2. New 3DS LL – 15,491 (15,808)
  3. 2DS – 14,492 (18,754)
  4. PlayStation Vita – 9,817 (12,931)
  5. New 3DS – 3,379 (3,047)
  6. Wii U – 2,731 (2,703)
  7. PlayStation 3 – 1,105 (1,099)
  8. 3DS – 462 (425)
  9. Xbox One – 124 (156)
  10. 3DS LL – 74 (106)

Do you expect the PS3 to drop below 1,000 within the next couple of weeks?

[Source: 4Gamer via Gematsu]