Japanese Sales Chart: Dragon Quest XI Tops the List

August 2, 2017 Written by Jason Dunning

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Moving 2.1 million copies on PlayStation 4 and Nintendo 3DS, Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age was easily the biggest game in Japan last week. By platform, it sold 1.15 million copies on 3DS and 950,000 copies on PS4.

Thanks to the massive debut of Dragon Quest XI, PS4 sales were up by more than 58,000 week-on-week, but it still only finished in 3rd behind the New 2DS LL and Nintendo Switch.

According to Media Create, here’s the 20 best-selling retail games, along with how each system sold in Japan from July 24 to July 30, 2017:

Games (Lifetime)

  1. Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age (3DS) – 1,148,888
  2. Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age (PS4) – 950,315
  3. Splatoon 2 (Switch) – 105,326 (753,411)
  4. Layton’s Mystery Journey: Katrielle and The Millionaires’ Conspiracy (3DS) – 24,491 (95,358)
  5. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Switch) – 13,841 (601,869)
  6. Hey! Pikmin (3DS) – 11,900 (99,394)
  7. Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age (PS4) – 8,158 (127,971)
  8. Sumikko Gurashi: Koko, Doko Nan Desu? (3DS) – 8,027 (28,910)
  9. Kenka Bancho Otome: My Honey of Absolute Perfection (PSV) – 6,931
  10. Arms (Switch) – 5,959 (183,945)
  11. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Limited Edition Included) (Switch) – 5,803 (548,819)
  12. Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Trilogy (PS4) – 5,626
  13. Gundam Versus (LE Included) (PS4) – 5,294 (149,137)
  14. Pokemon Sun/Pokemon Moon (3DS) – 5,283 (3,300,384)
  15. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered (PS4) – 4,879
  16. Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition (PSV) – 3,867 (1,184,150)
  17. Animal Crossing: New Leaf Amiibo+ (3DS) – 3,607 (208,705)
  18. Wagamama High Spec (LE Included) (PSV) – 3,062
  19. The Fruit of Grisaia: Side Episode (PSV) – 3,052
  20. Hiiro no Kakera: Omoi Iro no Kioku (LE Included) (PSV) – 2,914

Systems (Previous Week)

  1. New 2DS LL – 110,963 (17,717)
  2. Nintendo Switch – 89,314 (98,999)
  3. PlayStation 4 – 82,368 (23,841)
  4. New 3DS LL – 26,587 (13,108)
  5. PlayStation 4 Pro – 10,988 (7,037)
  6. PlayStation Vita – 4,967 (4,545)
  7. 2DS – 3,680 (2,300)
  8. New 3DS – 1,370 (1,020)
  9. Wii U – 142 (176)
  10. PlayStation 3 – 121 (142)
  11. Xbox One – 94 (77)

Dragon Quest XI will come West in 2018.

[Source: 4Gamer via Gematsu]