Japanese Sales Chart: NieR Automata Sells Nearly 200,000 Copies

March 1, 2017 Written by Jason Dunning

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Selling 199,000 copies, NieR: Automata for PlayStation 4 was the #1 best-selling game in Japan last week, nearly doubling the total of Super Robot Wars V for PS4. Thanks to those two big new releases, PS4 system sales rose by 15,800 units week-on-week.

According to Media Create, here’s the 20 best-selling retail games, along with how each system sold in Japan from February 20 to 26, 2017:

Games (Lifetime)

  1. NieR: Automata (PS4) – 198,542
  2. Super Robot Wars V (Limited Edition Included) (PS4) – 100,154
  3. Super Robot Wars V (Limited Edition Included) (PSV) – 83,733
  4. Nioh (PS4) – 17,360 (118,613)
  5. Harukanaru Toki no Naka de 3 Ultimate (PSV) – 13,682
  6. Pokemon Sun/Pokemon Moon (3DS) – 13,441 (3,176,979)
  7. The Witch and the Hundred Knight 2 (PS4) – 13,421
  8. For Honor (PS4) – 13,203 (53,265)
  9. Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3 Professional (3DS) – 13,093 (149,633)
  10. Resident Evil 7: biohazard (Grotesque Ver. included) (PS4) – 10,409 (284,490)
  11. Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS (3DS) – 7,050 (976,825)
  12. Assassin’s Creed: The Ezio Collection (PS4) – 6,734
  13. Grand Theft Auto V (Low Price Version) (PS4) – 6,199 (283,970)
  14. Yo-kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki (3DS) – 6,106 (675,260)
  15. Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World (3DS) – 5,394 (92,286)
  16. Final Fantasy XV (Limited and Bundled Editions Included) (PS4) – 4,410 (944,806)
  17. Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition (PSV) – 4,046 (1,114,149)
  18. Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome Amiibo (3DS) – 4,024 (134,618)
  19. Minecraft: Wii U Edition (Wii U) – 2,775 (294,460)
  20. Momotaro Dentetsu 2017: Tachiagare Nippon! (3DS) – 2,575 (289,306)

Systems (Previous Week)

  1. PlayStation 4 – 37,008 (21,204)
  2. New 3DS LL – 15,984 (16,426 )
  3. PlayStation Vita – 10,704 (8,284)
  4. PlayStation 4 Pro – 6,481 (5,999)
  5. 2DS – 4,303 (4,665)
  6. New 3DS – 1,254 (1,203)
  7. PlayStation 3 – 505 (500)
  8. Xbox One – 469 (76)
  9. Wii U – 464 (491)

NieR: Automata launches next week in North America and Europe for PS4.

[Source: 4Gamer via Gematsu]