Japanese Sales Chart: Ys VIII for PS4 Bumps Mario Kart 8 Deluxe From Top Spot

May 31, 2017 Written by Jason Dunning

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Finally knocking Mario Kart 8 Deluxe out of first place, Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA for PlayStation 4 debuted at #1 in Japan last week, moving 27,700 copies. The PS Vita version launched back in 2016 and saw first week sales of more than 43,700.

Elsewhere on the software chart, Ultra Street Fighter II for Nintendo Switch opened in 3rd with 16,400 sold, and Guilty Gear Xrd Rev 2 for PS4 debuted in 5th with 10,600 sold.

Hardware sales were up week-on-week for nearly every major platform, and the Switch and New 3DS LL managed to finish in 1st and 2nd yet again.

According to Media Create, here’s the 20 best-selling retail games, along with how each system sold in Japan from May 22 to 28, 2017:

Games (Lifetime)

  1. Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana (PS4) – 27,741
  2. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Switch) – 26,993 (467,689)
  3. Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers (Switch) – 16,404
  4. Monster Hunter XX (3DS) – 11,155 (1,490,343)
  5. Guilty Gear Xrd Rev 2 (PS4) – 10,609
  6. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Limited Edition Included) (Switch) – 10,390 (476,021)
  7. Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission X (3DS) – 6,515 (152,923)
  8. NieR: Automata (PS4) – 4,260 (334,553)
  9. Pokemon Sun/Pokemon Moon (3DS) – 3,317 (3,266,197)
  10. Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia (LE Included) (3DS) – 3,103 (182,371)
  11. Pro Yakyuu Famista Climax (3DS) – 3,033 (79,469)
  12. Animal Crossing: New Leaf Amiibo+ (3DS) – 2,991 (181,843)
  13. Mario Sports Superstars (3DS) – 2,909 (97,738)
  14. Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS (3DS) – 2,868 (1,044,105)
  15. Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII with Power-Up Kit (PSV) – 2,831
  16. 1-2-Switch (Switch) – 2,825 (214,618)
  17. Grand Theft Auto V (Low Price Version) (PS4) – 2,785 (339,729)
  18. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Wii U) – 2,776 (125,769)
  19. Mario Kart 7 (3DS) – 2,515 (2,776,275)
  20. Rainbow Six Siege (PS4) – 2,485 (196,956)

Systems (Previous Week)

  1. Nintendo Switch – 27,146 (26,114)
  2. New 3DS LL – 14,610 (13,922)
  3. PlayStation 4 – 13,972 (12,235)
  4. PlayStation 4 Pro – 5,030 (4,989)
  5. PlayStation Vita – 4,092 (4,088)
  6. 2DS – 2,667 (2,732)
  7. New 3DS – 1,018 (1,406)
  8. PlayStation 3 – 258 (327)
  9. Wii U – 177 (184)
  10. Xbox One – 121 (103)

Ys VIII will be available on September 12 in North America and September 15 in Europe for PS4, PS Vita, and PC.

[Source: 4Gamer via Gematsu]