Japanese Sales Chart: PlayStation VR Debuts at #1, Tomb Raider Sells 21,000

October 19, 2016 Written by Jason Dunning

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Sony was expecting hundreds of thousands of PlayStation VR sales at launch and, according to Media Create, over 51,000 of those came from Japan. Although PSVR debuted at #1 in hardware, things weren’t as bright on the software chart, with PlayStation VR Worlds the only exclusive to chart, moving 6,000 copies and finishing in 8th.

Looking at the other new release games, Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration for PS4 opened in 2nd and sold 21,100 copies. After Paper Mario: Color Splash in 3rd, Divine Prison Tower: Mary Skelter for PlayStation Vita debuted in 4th with 18,400 sold. Then, all the way in 19th, LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens for PS4 sold 3,200 copies.

Here’s the 20 best-selling retail games, along with how each system sold in Japan from October 10 to 16, 2016:

Games (Lifetime)

  1. Monster Hunter Stories (3DS) – 67,133 (207,736)
  2. Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration (PS4) – 21,152
  3. Paper Mario: Color Splash (Wii U) – 20,894
  4. Divine Prison Tower: Mary Skelter (PSV) – 18,358
  5. Yo-kai Watch 3: Sushi/Tempura (3DS) – 11,255 (1,284,437)
  6. Persona 5 (PS4) – 8,147 (354,101)
  7. Minecraft: Wii U Edition (Wii U) – 6,472 (151,101)
  8. PlayStation VR Worlds (PS4) – 5,983
  9. BlazBlue: Central Fiction (PS4) – 5,898 (26,507)
  10. FIFA 17 (PS4) – 5,565 (74,125)
  11. Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition (PSV) – 5,559 (896,633)
  12. Puzzle & Dragons X: Kami no Shou/Ryuu no Shou (3DS) – 5,080 (195,639)
  13. Chou Sentouchuu: Kyuukyoku no Shinobu to Battle Player Choujou Kessen (3DS) – 4,816 (23,645)
  14. Kirby: Planet Robobot (3DS) -4,504 (453,580)
  15. Grand Theft Auto V (Low Price Version) (PS4) – 4,157 (177,397)
  16. Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 (PS4) – 3,419 (99,047)
  17. Dragon Ball Fusions (3DS) – 3,407 (177,592)
  18. Persona 5 (PS3) – 3,195 (103,548)
  19. LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens (PS4) – 3,184
  20. Splatoon (Wii U) – 3,101 (1,482,283)

Systems (Previous Week)

  1. PlayStation VR – 51,644
  2. PlayStation 4 – 30,154 (31,071)
  3. New 3DS LL – 15,905 (16,548)
  4. PlayStation Vita – 8,772 (9,282)
  5. 2DS – 8,203 (9,421)
  6. New 3DS – 2,983 (3,084)
  7. Wii U – 2,430 (2,545)
  8. PlayStation 3 – 814 (820)
  9. 3DS – 346 (449)
  10. Xbox One – 323 (90)
  11. 3DS LL – 71 (88)

Are you surprised by PSVR’s launch week sales in Japan?

[Source: 4Gamer via Gematsu]