Japanese Sales Chart: Resident Evil 7 Debuts at #1, PS4 Sales Rise

February 1, 2017Written by Jason Dunning

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Including sales of the Grotesque Version, Resident Evil 7 moved 187,000 copies on PlayStation 4 last week in Japan to debut in first place, beating the 2nd place title by more than 158,000. For comparison, Resident Evil 6 sold 635,000 copies in its first week on PS3, with Resident Evil 5 at 222,000 on PS3 in week 1.

Thanks to the launch of Resident Evil 7, PS4 and PS4 Pro sales were up week-on-week, with the standard PS4 at #1 overall after selling 30,800 units.

According to Media Create, here’s the 20 best-selling retail games, along with how each system sold in Japan from January 23 to 29, 2017:

Games (Lifetime)

  1. Resident Evil 7: biohazard (Grotesque Ver. included) (PS4) – 187,306
  2. Uta no Prince-sama Repeat Love (PSV) – 29,008
  3. Pokemon Sun/Pokemon Moon (3DS) – 20,343 (3,112,620)
  4. Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World (3DS) – 17,869 (57,424)
  5. Gravity Rush 2 (PS4) – 15,798 (90,159)
  6. Yo-kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki (3DS) – 13,017 (642,246)
  7. Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS (3DS) – 12,150 (941,119)
  8. Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8: Final Chapter Prologue (PS4) – 11,243 (171,798)
  9. Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony (PSV) – 9,734 (101,844)
  10. Valkyria Revolution (PS4) – 7,411 (45,608)
  11. Grand Theft Auto V (Low Price Version) (PS4) – 6,447 (259,321)
  12. Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition (PSV) – 5,808 (1,096,016)
  13. Momotaro Dentetsu 2017: Tachiagare Nippon! (3DS) – 5,621 (275,348)
  14. Valkyria Revolution (PSV) – 5,121 (23,339)
  15. Twin Star Exorcists (PSV) – 4,681
  16. Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome Amiibo (3DS) – 4,607 (117,404)
  17. Final Fantasy XV (Limited and Bundled Editions Included) (PS4) – 4,600 (928,231)
  18. Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony (PS4) – 4,342 (52,302)
  19. Miitopia (3DS) – 4,213 (161,160)
  20. New Game! The Challenge Stage! (PSV) – 3,662

Systems (Previous Week)

  1. PlayStation 4 – 30,778 (26,243)
  2. New 3DS LL – 17,600 (18,229)
  3. PlayStation Vita – 10,553 (11,521)
  4. PlayStation 4 Pro – 9,893 (7,133)
  5. 2DS – 5,806 (6,203)
  6. New 3DS – 1,301 (1,625)
  7. Wii U – 710 (794)
  8. PlayStation 3 – 579 (557)
  9. Xbox One – 231 (35)

According to the stats siteResident Evil 7 now has more than one million registered players.

[Source: 4Gamer via Gematsu]