Japanese Sales Chart: SaGa Scarlet Grace Debuts in 4th, PS Vita Sells 36,000 Units

December 21, 2016Written by Jason Dunning

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Thanks to the release of Yo-kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki, plus increased week-on-week sales of Pokemon, the New 3DS LL was able to overtake the PS4 for top spot in hardware, moving 84,800 units. Despite dropping by 12,000 units, PS4 sales last week were still strong at 70,000, and PS4 Pro sales saw an increase to 9,300.

Looking at the PlayStation Vita, it moved 36,200 units, with Square Enix’s SaGa: Scarlet Grace debuting in 4th on the software chart after selling just shy of 65,000 copies.

According to Media Create, here’s the 20 best-selling retail games, along with how each system sold in Japan from December 12 to 18, 2016:

Games (Lifetime)

  1. Yo-kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki (3DS) – 337,979
  2. Pokemon Sun/Pokemon Moon (3DS) – 199,514 (2,578,960)
  3. Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS (3DS) – 168,072 (448,160)
  4. SaGa: Scarlet Grace (PSV) – 64,965
  5. Yakuza 6: The Song of Life (PS4) – 44,592 (262,760)
  6. Final Fantasy XV (Limited and Bundled Editions Included) (PS4) – 44,340 (814,603)
  7. Miitopia (3DS) – 27,933 (55,023)
  8. Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball Heroes (3DS) – 26,673
  9. Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition (PSV) – 20,488 (966,976)
  10. Yo-kai Watch 3: Sushi/Tempura Blasters Treasure Pack (3DS) – 17,709
  11. Minecraft: Wii U Edition (Wii U) – 16,315 (215,728)
  12. Sumikko Gurashi Mura wo Tsukurun Desu (3DS) -15,638 (105,725)
  13. Mario Party: Star Rush (3DS) – 15,635 (104,179)
  14. Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome Amiibo (3DS) – 14,535 (52,695)
  15. New Super Mario Bros. 2 (Bundled Editions Included) (3DS) – 14,468 (2,488,181)
  16. Watch Dogs 2 (PS4) – 10,995 (68,796)
  17. The Last Guardian (PS4) – 10,754 (93,014)
  18. Kirby: Planet Robobot (3DS) – 10,678 (496,521)
  19. Splatoon (Bundled Editions Included) (Wii U) – 8,654 (1,516,219)
  20. Mario Kart 7 (3DS) – 8,299 (2,694,863)

Systems (Previous Week)

  1. New 3DS LL – 84,823 (67,247)
  2. PlayStation 4 – 70,031 (82,218)
  3. 2DS – 39,218 (33,439)
  4. PlayStation Vita – 36,214 (22,314)
  5. PlayStation 4 Pro – 9,317 (7,499)
  6. New 3DS – 9,149 (7,887)
  7. Wii U – 5,095 (4,656)
  8. Xbox One – 1,872 (1,245)
  9. PlayStation 3 – 925 (853)
  10. 3DS – 226 (314)
  11. 3DS LL – 62 (88)

Are you surprised to see such a big drop for The Last Guardian (from 4th to 17th) in its second week?

[Source: 4Gamer via Gematsu]