Shin Megami Tensei IV hits first place on Japan sales chart

3DS RPG from Persona 4 developer Atlus sells 188,562 copies, followed by new Kamen Rider game and Resident Evil: Revelations port.


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Atlus' latest game in the Megami Tensei series, Shin Megami Tensei IV, was received well in Japan when it was released on May 23.

Demon-summoning was at an all-time high in Japan last week.
Demon-summoning was at an all-time high in Japan last week.

The game was at number one on the recent Media Create Sales chart update for the week of May 20, with 188,562 units sold. The RPG beat out new releases in the top 10, such as PS3 action game Kamen Rider: Battride War (128,659 units sold) and the PS3 version of Resident Evil: Revelations (102,673 units sold).

Shin Megami Tensei IV will be out in North American markets on July 16. Check out the Media Create top ten list of games for the week of May 20 below.

Rank / Title / Publisher / System / Sales Unit

1) Shin Megami Tensei IV / Atlus / 3DS / 188,562
2) Kamen Rider: Battride War / Namco Bandai / PS3 / 128,659
3) Resident Evil: Revelations / Capcom / PS3 / 102,673
4) Friend Collection: New Life / Nintendo / 3DS / 59,876
5) Valhalla Knights 3 / Marvelous AQL / PS Vita / 40,357
6) Terraria / Spike Chunsoft / PS3 / 19,861
7) Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon / Nintendo / 3DS / 19,079
8) Animal Crossing: New Leaf / Nintendo / 3DS / 15,489
9) Summon Night 5 / Namco Bandai / PSP / 13,624
10) Resident Evil: Revelations / Capcom / Wii U / 8,398

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